The top castles in the U.K.
The ancient Thameside castle at the heart of London, where London began, ravens roam, and Yoeman Warders guard the Crown Jewels
London's Royal Residence, from the State Rooms and royal gardens to the Queen's Gallery and the (yawnfest) changing of the guard
The royal palace so nice Henry VIII honeymooned here twice—and then three times, and four, and five...
The 17th century royal palace where Queen Victoria grew up and Prince William and Kate live
Sections of this partly-ruined medieval castle dates to the 11C
Visiting the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace
Visiting the Queen's Gallery of art of Buckingham Palace
Visiting the Royal Gardens of Buckingham Palace
Visiting the opulent carriages of the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace
Stay in a real castle and live happily ever after (temporarily) as King and Queen of the castle
An 11C castle become a Relais & Chateaux hotel between Southampton and London in West Sussex
The Queen doesn't need a passport. Since all British passports are issued "In the name of Her Majesty," the Queen can just vouch for herself—though her husband Philip, son Prince Charles, and everyone one else in the household do have passports.