Group Tours and GuidesPhotograph of visitors in the Royal Pavilion Music Room

Audio guides

Maximum 75 people per group
Available all year
Duration 35 minutes to one hour
Audio guides are available in English, easy English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, a British Sign Language tour, visually impaired tour and a special tour for children.

Find out more about the Audio Guides.

Guidebooks

Available in English, French and German, the full colour guidebook gives a fascinating insight into the Royal Pavilion and its Regency gardens
Special discounts on guidebooks are available for groups, if booked in advance. Price: £6.50 each, or just £3.50 if you buy 15 or more

After hours tours

New for groups – the opportunity to see the Royal Pavilion after hours with an exclusive tour. Find out more about the After hours tours.

Specialist guided tours

Available all year
For prices of specialist guided tours go to Group Prices and Booking
Please note that only in-house guides are permitted to conduct tours inside the building.

The Royal Pavilion Revealed

Royal Regency history is brought to life with this one hour tour with a personal Royal Pavilion guide.
The tour takes in all the main state rooms on the ground floor and the group are then free to visit the upper floors at their leisure. Tour available in English, Easy English, French and German.
Maximum group size 30 people per tour
Duration one hour

The Royal Pavilion Estate as a World War I Military Hospital

Uncover the astonishing story of how a former Royal Estate was transformed into a fully functioning military hospital in just six days to treat wounded Indian soldiers during 1914-16 and then as a Limbless Hospital from 1916-20.
Duration one hour

 

 

Combine the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Museum and Preston Manor

Preston Manor is a 15 minute drive from the Royal Pavilion estate (where the Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum are located) and therefore a visit to two or more attractions can easily be achieved on the same afternoon or morning, or in the same day including a break for tea at the Royal Pavilion.

For information on prices and how to book visit Group Prices and Booking

Catering Packages for Groups

Your group can relax and take in the atmosphere with a visit to the licensed Royal Pavilion Tearoom either before or after their tour.
Our function room located adjacent to the Royal Pavilion Tearoom, with direct views over the gardens, provides a private area for your group with seating for up to 60 people.
Available all year

For more information and prices, please call the Booking Office on 03000 290901

Travel Information for Groups

For more information visit How to get to the Royal Pavilion

Drop-off

If your group is arriving by coach they can be dropped off on Church Street before taking the coach to park in Madeira Drive.

Coach parking

Coach parking for Brighton attractions is along Madeira Drive on the seafront.

Coaches can set down and pick up passengers on Madeira Drive open all year, 24 hours. Rates £15 per day. There are three pay and display machines which accept cash only.

When Madeira Drive is closed for special events, set-down and pick-up points are transferred to Marine Parade between the SEA LIFE centre and Lower Rock Gardens. Set-down is on the north side of Marine Parade and pick-up points along the south side. Telephone 01273 290337 for further information on closures.

Public transport

The Royal Pavilion is a 15 minute walk from Brighton station, which has fast train connections to London Victoria taking under one hour, as well as connections to Gatwick, London Bridge and the City, Luton and Ashford International.

Local buses stop either outside the Royal Pavilion on Old Steine, or on North Street which is within five minutes walk.

On arrival

Group leaders should make their way to the admissions office on arrival. You will need your booking reference and group name and payment if applicable.

Royal Pavilion audio guides can be collected from the admissions office or, if you have booked a guided tour, your guide will meet you at the admissions office.