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Trooping the Colour

1 Horse Guards Road, London SW1A 2HQ, England
+44 20 7414 2479
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British Royal Pagaentry at its best!

If you are looking for a good opportunity to catch a glimpse of the British Royal Family, and to... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Brian T
London, United Kingdom
Bucket List - CHECK: Seeing the Queen!

I arrived to the Trooping of the Colour at 8:20am, the first row was getting full pretty quickly... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
New York City, New York
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1 Horse Guards Road, London SW1A 2HQ, England
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

If you are looking for a good opportunity to catch a glimpse of the British Royal Family, and to enjoy some colourful royal pageantry, the annual 'Trooping the Colour' ceremony is going to be a great opportunity for you. Unfortunately it only happens once a...More

1  Thank Brian T
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I arrived to the Trooping of the Colour at 8:20am, the first row was getting full pretty quickly, so if you want a good space, come around then. There was obviously a ton of waiting and lots of people who try to squeeze their way...More

1  Thank Real_Travel_Gatos
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Great tradition and incredible display. Very busy despite recent terror attacks. Fabulous weather helped!

Thank HighMaintenance69
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were very lucky to get tickets in the ballot to witness the Trooping of the Colour ceremony in Horse Guards Parade. On one of the hottest days of the year, we witnessed the precision and spectacle of the occasion almost in disbelief at the...More

Thank travel2151
Reviewed 26 June 2017

After applying for many years I finally won tickets in the ballot . What a wonderful day full of dedicated people . The Queen was magnificent and we should be so proud of her dedication to her nation also . Really worth applying for tickets...More

Thank Lynne L
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

An amazing feast for the eyes. A fantastic atmosphere and people from all over the world chatting to each other. The roads are closed off to cars and people, so make sure you are where you want to be In plenty of time. Take a...More

Thank Shirley E
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Bought tickets via the Ballot that you can apply to around the end of February next year. There is a charge for seated tickets for Horse Guards Parade.Keep an eye out on the internet as I believe the way the tickets are allocated is going...More

Thank Wanda M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We were in London for the first rehearsal of the Trooping of Colour, the Major General's Review. Check their website and write for tickets -- it's free! The event has all of the pomp and circumstance of the actual event, it's just missing the royalty....More

Thank JoAnn S
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

What a day! Positioned ourselves on the right hand side half way down the mall with Buckingham palace behind us! Had a good view and were sheltered by trees from the sun on one of the hottest days of the year! Huge police presence which...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We accidently stumbled across a full practise for the Trooping of the Colour in Horse Guards Parade. Although the troops were not in their ceremonial dress uniforms we couldn't help but be impressed by the pomp and ceremony of the occasion. If you are lucky...More

Thank TheNorthernMonkey1
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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17 June 2017|
Response from DavoIrie | Reviewed this property |
Hi, cameras at the Royal Opera House are not allowed. If you attempt to take pictures your camera will be confiscated. There is also very tight security right now so do arrive early. Absolutely no later than 30 minutes... More
Agnes W
25 May 2017|
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Response from DavoIrie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely. If you sit where I pointed out in my review , you wont need them :)