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.