Horse Guards Parade

Local nameHorse Guards Parade
LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Horse Guards Parade is a special Whitehall parade ground where you can witness the royal guards changing. Changing the Life Guard is held daily at 11 am, at 10 am on Sundays.

Long Guard is mounted when the Queen is at the Buckingham Palace, while the Short Guard takes over when she is not present at the residence. The Dismounting Ceremony takes place at 4 pm within the Horse Guards building.

Trooping the Colour, the ceremony marking the monarch's official birthday, takes place here every year the second Saturday in June.

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Opening hours

The guard changing ceremony:
Mon - Sat: 11 am
Sun: 10 am

Dismounting Ceremony ("4 'O' Clock Parade") daily at 4 pm

Admission

Admission free.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse_Guards_Parade

Official website http://changing-guard.com/queens-life-guard.html

More information http://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/place/484414-horse-guards-parade

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ChangingGuards

Twitter https://twitter.com/Guards_Info

Address Whitehall, SW1A 2AX, London, United Kingdom

Coordinates 51°30'16.658" N -0°7'41.643" E

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