The Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Find the best things to do in London over the Queen's Jubilee weekend 2012

This year Britain is celebrating The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, which marks 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II being on the throne. Further jubilation is due as we all get an extra bank holiday! With four days off work and with an abundance of celebratory events taking place in the capital, be sure to make the most of the Jubilee weekend.


Visit royal venues in London over Jubilee weekend

  • Kensington Palace

    Kensington Gardens, London, W8 4PX

    Sir Christopher Wren extended this Jacobean mansion to palatial proportions on the instructions of William III.
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  • Household Cavalry Museum

    Horse Guards, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2AX

    'Household Cavalry' is a fairly workaday name for the armoured equestrian peacocks who make up the Queen's official guard.
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Visit top London attractions over Jubilee weekend

  • British Museum

    Until Feb 29 2016, British Museum

    One of the world's oldest museums, the BM is vast, with its collections comprising millions of objects.
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  • London Eye

    Until Feb 29 2016, London Eye

    On a clear day the world's third-largest observation wheel offers views as far as Windsor Castle, 25 miles away.
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  • Tower of London

    Until Feb 29 2016, Tower of London

    The interior of the medieval palace, where Henry III and Edward I lived, has been restored with replica furniture and imbued with medieval smells and sounds.
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