Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: Buyagift Reveals 7 Royal Experiences to Mark the Big Day

Now you can be like the Royals with these 7 amazing luxury experiences from Buyagift. Whether you want to walk in the footsteps of one of the world’s most powerful families or want to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in style, this list might just be the inspiration you’ve been looking for.

While February 8, 2022 officially marked 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the anniversary of the sad news of King George VI’s passing, Royal Family fans still have plenty of celebrations to look forward to.

With an upcoming four-day public holiday in June and street parties planned across the country, why not add a royal touch to your celebrations?

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. Credit: PA

Breathtaking guided tours of the Royal Yacht Britannia and delicious afternoon teas shouldn’t just be for royals, now you can enjoy them too.

Here are seven royal experiences you must try courtesy of Buyagift.

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Royal experiences to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022

Windsor Castle Coach Tour with Fish and Chips in London for Two

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Take you and that special someone to Windsor on an action-packed, full-day tour of Windsor Castle.

The castle has over 900 years of history and many monarchs have lived there, making it currently the largest continuously occupied castle in the world.

Stroll through the castle grounds, admire the impressive architecture of St. George’s Chapel and visit the State Apartments.

You can then explore the charming town of Windsor with all its traditional English pubs and quaint local ships before being driven back to London to sample delicious fish and chips.

The two-person experience is currently available for £150 via the Buyagift website.

Windsor Castle Bike Tour

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While staying in the quaint town of Windsor, this 8-mile cycle tour on classic vintage-style bikes is a unique way to experience the region’s charms.

By bike, you can take in the beautiful scenery of Windsor and Eton that you might have missed if you were traveling by car.

On your journey, you’ll stop in the charming village of Dorney, racing along Olympic Lake before seeing the spectacular Windsor Castle.

Don’t forget to bring your phone or camera to document your trip, as there’s no shortage of historic sites you’ll want to capture, including the iconic Eton College, where 19 British Prime Ministers were educated.

The tour is led by Travellers’ Choice award winner, Liquid History Tours, and will end at a convenient location for you to catch the train home or so you can continue and explore the castle on your own.

This unforgettable experience could be yours for £30 via the Buyagift site.

Visit the Royal Yacht Britannia for two

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Treat yourself to a royal tour aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh.

Discover what it was like to live on the royal yacht as a member of the royal family as well as an officer or yachtsman.

You can experience some of the original elements of the state apartments as well as the dining rooms of his royal service days.

Admire the endless delights of stunning furnishings, objects, photographs and paintings with an audio handset to guide you through the five main decks.

All before indulging in tea and scones at the Royal Deck Tea Room.

Book your trip for £34 via the Buyagift site.

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Buckingham Palace State Rooms and The Rubens at the Palace Afternoon Tea for Two

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Calling all royalists, this tour of the State Rooms and Buckingham Palace is a treat designed for you.

Gain access to 19 stately rooms often used by the Queen and members of the Royal Family for ceremonies, state ceremonies and official occasions – and literally walk in the footsteps of royalty.

Enjoy the free audio guide that leads you through the grandeur of the Throne Room, Music Room, Picture Gallery, State Dining Room and more.

You can then enjoy a royal afternoon tea at Rubens at the Palace, a 5-star hotel overlooking the royal stables.

This two-person experience can be purchased for £166 via the Buyagift website.

Buckingham Palace Queen’s Gallery and Royal Afternoon Tea at Rubens at the Palace

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Admire the splendor of the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace which displays an unrivaled collection of around 450 works, ranging from Old Master paintings to decorative arts.

This opulent experience will have you meandering through the exhibitions before sampling the delights of a delicious afternoon tea at the luxurious Rubens du Palais.

There’s nothing more quintessentially British or royal than an afternoon tea topped with delicate sandwiches, soft scones and pastries with a refreshing cup of tea or coffee to wash it all down.

Enjoy this experience for two for £115 via the Buyagift website.

Afternoon Tea London Bus Tour for Two with Brigit’s Bakery

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Hop aboard Brigit’s Bakery’s vintage 1960s Routemaster bus to see the county capital like you’ve never seen it before.

This unique afternoon tea experience will show off the historic sights of London, from Big Ben to Nelson’s Column, Notting Hill and South Kensington to Trafalgar Square.

All the while, you can sip refreshing tea and sample exquisite treats and pastries.

Book your unforgettable bus tour of London for £110 via the Buyagift website.

Windsor Bus Tour for Two Adults

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Play tourist on this extraordinary hop-on hop-off bus tour that will show you some of the most fascinating places in and around Windsor.

With no shortage of fun and interesting facts about this fascinating city, you can learn all about Windsor Castle and explore the idyllic villages of Eton and Datchet from the comfort of this very British bus.

Not to mention, you can also look for the iconic Long Walk and the very charming Windsor Farm Shop.

Book your bus journey for £29 via the Buyagift website.