Prince Charles is keen to give people more access to royal palaces when he becomes king, it has been reported.
The Prince of Wales wants Buckingham Palace, Clarence House, Windsor Castle, Sandringham and Balmoral to move “from private to public spaces,” according to the Sunday Times.
Before the Coronavirus pandemic When forced to close, parts of the royal residences were open to the public, but some only at certain times of the year.
The heir to the throne would like more of them to open more widely and for longer periods during the year.
A consultation involving the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and other members of the royal family are on the way, the newspaper reports.
Buckingham Palace and its gardens are among the spaces that can be opened throughout the year when Charles becomes king, including when he stays there, he says.
In April, for the first time ever, tickets to a picnic on the lawns of Buckingham Palace were made available and the Royal Collection Trust (RCT) was forced to temporarily stop taking new bookings due to the strong demand.
Thousands of people have logged on to the charity’s website, which organizes public access to a number of royal residences, in hopes of taking a self-guided tour of the gardens.
The official rooms of Buckingham Palace usually open every summer and feature a thematic exhibit, with thousands of people walking through its doors.
It was canceled for a second year due to the pandemic, but more self-guided garden tours have been announced from July through September.
The public will once again have the chance to wander through 39 acres of gardens in the heart of London which are usually private.
The landscape dates back to the 1820s when George IV turned Buckingham …
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