Q. What time is Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace?


The times for the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace are:

  • 11:15 First Guards, accompanied by a band, arrive at the Palace
  • 11:30 Official start time
  • 12:00 Guard Mounting ceremony ends

To grab a good spot, to see the ceremony, you need to be at Buckingham Palace at least an hour before Changing the Guard begins as it does get very crowded.

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