About The Queen's Palaces

The Queen's Palaces explores the exquisite buildings of Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Holyroodhouse where kings and queens lived and died

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With each palace having its own distinctive history, The Queen's Palaces explores the exquisite buildings where kings and queens lived and died. Admiring the rich architecture and taking a private look at the treasures within, the story of Britain unravels before us.

Episode 1 - Buckingham Palace

Snooping behind the scenes of Britain's best known palace, we trace Buckingham Palace's history and take a look at the absolutely stunning State Rooms.

Episode 2 - Windsor Castle

Fiona Bruce visits one of the oldest of the Queen's residences, the historic Windsor Castle. She encounters superb royal treasures, jewel-encrusted decorations and an odd portrait. We delve into the castle's opulent history.

Episode 3 - Palace of Holyroodhouse

Holyroodhouse is arguably Britain's least well-known royal palace, yet possibly the most romantic, situated in the beautiful Scottish capital of Edinburgh.