It’s not every day you get to snoop inside a royal wedding venue, but for three days this summer, you can. Frogmore House, the historic royal residence where Prince Harry and Megan Markle held their wedding reception, is set to open to the public from 30 August to 1 September, allowing thousands of paying visitors to see inside its walls and gardens while raising money for charity.
It’s the first time the venue has opened its doors to the public in three years after the pandemic forced the Royal Collection Trust, which manages the public opening of royal residences, to close shop.
The venue will be raising money for three separate charities over the three days. The first charity open day on 30 August will help collect money for the National Garden Scheme, while the 31 August will support Mother’s Union and the final day will help raise funds for Guide Dogs.
Tickets cost £10 per person which includes entry to the 35-acre gardens, while entry to the house itself costs a further £10 and must be purchased on the day once inside the gardens. Tickets to Frogmore House are limited and must be purchased in cash only.
The 17th century building became a royal residence in 1792 when it was bought by Queen Charlotte. Although it’s no longer occupied as a royal residence, the venue is still used for celebrations and entertainment, with Prince Harry and Princess Eugenie both using it as a venue for their wedding celebrations.
Prince Harry and Megan Markle were pictured heading to Frogmore House from Windsor castle after their wedding ceremony in 2018, where they held a private event for 200 guests. The couple also used the property as the location for their engagement photoshoot in December 2017, where they were captured strolling by the lake and sitting on the steps of the white building.
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