Lambeth Palace in Lambeth- A 13th century Palace and London home of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the leader of Anglican Church
Lambeth Palace is a 13th century Palace. It is the official London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury, his family and two religious communities. It is the centre of his ministry, worship and hospitality. It has the largest collection of records of the Church of England in its library outside of the Vatican.
Morton’s Tower is the imposing red-brick Tudor entrance to Lambeth Palace, which dates back to the late 15th century. The State Drawing Room is used to welcome religious and political leaders as well as members of the British Royal Family. The Guard Room was built in the 14th century. The Crypt Chapel dates back to 1220 and was initially used as a storage space for beer and wine.
Lambeth Palace Garden: Opening times and admission tickets
The Palace’s garden is a beautiful place of tranquillity with its colourful range of herbs, fruits and flowers. It is open to the public once a month between April and September. Admission is £5 for adults, kids free, friendly dogs welcome, refreshments and entertainment provided. Gates open 12-3pm
Opening Times and Admission fees: Lambeth Palace
The Palace is not generally open to the public. It is a working palace and a family home of Archbishop of Canterbury. But there is a Guided Tour arrangement so that you can explore the rooms and chapels of Lambeth Palace.
Guided tours: Phone them in prior to know the schedule and tickets.
Fee for guided tour: around £10 through Ticketmaster
Address Car Parking and Nearest Tube to Lambeth Palace
Address: Lambeth Palace, Lambeth, London SE1 7JU. See the location in Google Map
Telephone: 0844 248 5134, 020 7898 1200
Nearest Tube Train and Bus: Westminster, Waterloo, Vauxhall and Lambeth North. Train- Waterloo. Bus- Bus numbers 3, 344, 344, 77, 507, C10. Use Journey Plan of Transport for London how to get here
Car Parking: There is no car parking available onsite. The nearest metered parking is on Lambeth High Street.