15. Take a behind the scenes tour of Buckingham Palace

Most people rarely get to delve behind Buckingham Palace’s majestic, iconic façade. This year, September is your chance to have a peek inside the Queen’s official London residence. Fitted out with luxurious furniture and paintings, produced by some of the world’s most famous names, the palace’s State Rooms are open to the public until the end of the month.

Give your family the royal treatment with a fascinating guided tour, wandering through the lavish gardens, the Palace Tennis Court, and the new Prince & Patron exhibition, featuring artwork personally selected by Prince Charles himself. Climb the gleaming Grand Staircase, before catching a glimpse of history in the Throne Room. Your little princes and princesses won’t want to leave!

When: State Rooms are open now until the 30th September. Tours run every 45 minutes between 9.30am and 2.30pm
Where: Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London SW1A 1AA. The closest tube stations are St. James’s Park, Hyde Park Corner and Green Park