LONDON -- As of April 1, Historic Royal Palaces will have a new
booking service offering travel agents and tour operators reduced
rates for groups of 15 or more. The phone number is (011) 44-181
781-9540; fax (800) 688-0366.
With the discount, adult tickets cost about $14.45 for the Tower
of London and $14.10 for Hampton Court Palace. Bookings must be
made at least 72 hours in advance.
Established in 1989, Historic Royal Palaces is a government
agency responsible for the care and promotion of five properties:
Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Banqueting House at
Whitehall, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace. For detailed
information on these landmarks and a calendar of events, call (800)