1 Tube Stop from Sloane Square – 10 minutes journey
T: 020 7930 4832
Originally known as Buckingham House, the building forming the core of today’s palace was a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham, in 1705. Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and principal workplace of the British monarch. Nearest London Underground station: Victoria
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER AND BIG BEN
4 Tube Stops from Sloane Square – Westminster 10 minutes journey
T: 020 7219 4272
This is actually the nickname for the great bell, inside the clock tower at the north end of the Palace of Westminster. The tower, the third tallest free-standing clock tower, holds the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world.
Nearest London Underground station: Westminster