Top things to see and do

Top things to see and do

Hampton Court Palace

Unmissable things to see and do at Hampton Court Palace, including our newly opened Chocolate Kitchen.

  1. Join George I's court and explore exquisite objects and artworks from the court of George I.
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  2. Step back in time to take part in royal entertainments and meet Tudor courtiers.
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  3. England's last and greatest medieval hall and one of Britain's oldest theatres
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  4. See our re-creation of Henry VIII’s crown displayed in the Royal Pew at the palace.
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  5. A beautiful chapel in continuous use for over 450 years
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  6. Learn more about the enormous Tudor Kitchens at Hampton Court which fed over 600 people twice a day with no modern day conveniences.
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  7. Discover a unique survival at the palace - a royal chocolate-making kitchen which once catered for William III, George I and George II.
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  8. Visit the Young King Henry VIII exhibition to find out what turned him from pin up to grumpy old man
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  9. The State Apartments and private rooms of William III and Mary II
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  10. One of the greatest triumphs of Western art
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  11. Hampton Court gardens are internationally renowned for being amongst the most beautiful gardens in the world.
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  12. Hampton Court maze is the 'most famous maze in the history of the world'.
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  13. Restored to its former glory, featuring the Tijou Screen
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  14. The Great Vine at Hampton Court Palace
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  15. The newly restored Kitchen Garden recreates a taste of the gardens that would have fed the Royal Household through the reign of the Georges.
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  16. Visit the royal tennis courts at Hampton Court Palace.
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  17. Guided tours at Hampton Court Palace
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