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Royal Hospital Chelsea

Lancaster House

The story of today’s Royal Hospital Chelsea begins over 300 years ago in the reign of King Charles II.

Aware that the army was supporting a growing number of soldiers who were no longer fit for active service, and inspired by Les Invalides in Paris, the King committed to create a welcoming and safe home for veterans who had fought for their country and who were now “broken by age or war”.

Situated close to Buckingham Palace, this historic Government owned building, a Palace in all but name, is used by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office principally for official receptions and conferences. Lancaster House also frequently doubles as Buckingham Palace in filming - most recently in "The Kings Speech" and the Christmas edition of "Downton Abbey".

Imperial War Museum

Brooklands Museum

On 19 July 2014, for the Centenary of the First World War, a transformed IWM London will reopen with ground-breaking new First World War Galleries and a newly configured atrium displaying our iconic large objects. To mark the First World War Centenary we'll also be opening Truth and Memory – the largest exhibition of British First World War art for almost 100 years.

The world’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit, constructed at Weybridge, Surrey in 1907 - was more than a great sporting arena. Brooklands was the birthplace of British motorsport and aviation, home of Concorde and the site of many engineering and technological achievements throughout eight decades of the 20th century.

These are  the locations the cars will visit. Click on an image for their website where available.