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Monday, March 26, 2012

Kensington Palace, Wills & Kate's Future Home, Gets a Makeover

Caption: A staff member in period costume sweeps through the King's State Rooms: First opened to tourists in Victorian times, Kensington Palace has long been a collection of flats for royal relatives - the Duke of Windsor used to call it 'the Aunt Heap' 

First opened to tourists in Victorian times, Kensington Palace has long been a collection of flats for royal relatives — the Duke of Windsor used to call it ‘the Aunt Heap’ — alongside public state apartments.

Now it has not merely been given a new lick of paint. Whole sections have been unveiled for the first time. More spectacularly, the grounds have been opened out and, from this morning, the public can wander into a royal palace without a ticket, to buy a cup of tea or a postcard.

Once inside, they will be steered towards one of the grandest ticket offices in the land, a covered courtyard decked out like a multi-storey four-poster bed.   Read Full Post From DAILYMAIL

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