Clarence House

Royal Collection Trust

Overview

Built by John Nash in 1825-27 for George III’s third son, the Duke of Clarence, and previously home to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother for almost five decades. Clarence House is open to visitors only during August.
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Access Card Notes

We offer a concession ticket and complimentary access companion ticket for disabled visitors. No proof of disability or need is required. We are fully wheelchair accessible and assistance animals are welcome. BSL tours and descriptive tours can be arranged. For more information please email access@rct.uk

Contact details

Clarence House St James's, London, London, SW1A 1BA
Phone: 0303 123 7302

Standing and Queueing

Standing
Respite seating
There are benches at the entrance but there is no seating inside the house. You are welcome to use walking sticks or folding stools with seat attachments, provided that they have rubber stoppers.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Manual wheelchairs are available to borrow free of charge for the duration of a visit. They must be pre-booked by contacting the Specialist Sales team on +44 (0)303 123 7324 or specialistsales@rct.uk. Mobility scooters can be used in the gardens, and are permitted inside Clarence House providing they are compatible with the lift – a platform stair lift measuring 130cm in depth by 80cm in width, with a weight limit of 250kg provides access into the House.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There are no toilets at Clarence House. The nearest accessible toilets are in St James's Park, opposite the entrance to Clarence House. There is a charge to use the public toilets, however the accessible toilets and baby care facilities remain free of charge and can be accessed using a radar key provided by the attendant.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Assistance animals
Assistance animals are welcome and water is available on request.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
Concessionary rates are available for you if you have a disability and an accompanying companion is admitted free of charge.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
Verbal description tours
Introductory and themed Verbal Description Tours are available. Tours last 45 minutes and must be pre-booked. Please contact the Learning Bookings team on +44 (0)20 7766 7323 or learning@rct.uk for further details.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
Induction loops
The ticket desk and shop counters are equipped with induction loops. Hearing aids should be switched to the T position.

Guided Tours
All visits to Clarence House are guided and tours last for 45 minutes. Guides can wear portable induction loops on request. Please ask on arrival at Clarence House.