Queen is Opening Buckingham Palace Gardens to Picnickers for the First Time This Summer
As daffodils and cherry blossom mark the onset of spring across London lawns, one famous residence in the English capital is readying itself to welcome picnickers for the first time—with the Buckingham Palace gardens opening to the paying public.
The Royal Collection Trust has announced that a self-guided route through the gardens, and around its grand 3.5-acre lake, will this summer be open to those who’d like to explore.
The trust states: “You will be free to wander around the garden’s winding paths at your own pace and experience the beauty and calm of this walled oasis in central London. Among the many features to discover are the 156-metre Herbaceous Border, the Horse Chestnut…