Discover some of Hampton Court’s sights and stories, whether you plan to visit or just want to learn more about this enchanting palace and its history
Flick through our events timeline of Hampton Court Palace which highlights the major events. Or you can read a more indepth history of the buildings.
Explore palace people for profiles, stories and little-known facts about some of England’s famous monarchs and interesting characters associated with Hampton Court Palace.
The monarchs particularly associated with Hampton Court are Henry VIII (r 1509-47), Queen Mary I (r 1553-8), James I (r 1603-25), Charles I (r 1625-1649), Charles II (r 1630-85), William III and Mary II, George II (r 1727-60).
Or read some spooky ghost stories from Hampton Court Palace.
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Everything you need to plan your visit to the majestic Hampton Court Palace.
Browse through 1000 years of history and discover the stories that connect our palaces.