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. The Glorious Georges
    Join George I's court and explore exquisite objects and artworks from the court of George I.
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  2. A living Tudor World
    Step back in time to take part in royal entertainments and meet Tudor courtiers.
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  3. Great Hall
    England's last and greatest medieval hall and one of Britain's oldest theatres
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  4. Henry
    See our re-creation of Henry VIII’s crown displayed in the Royal Pew at the palace.
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  5. The Chapel Royal
    A beautiful chapel in continuous use for over 450 years
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  6. Henry VIII
    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. Chocolate Kitchens
    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. Young Henry VIII exhibition
    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. William III
    The State Apartments and private rooms of William III and Mary II
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  10. The Triumphs of Caesar
    One of the greatest triumphs of Western art
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  11. Hampton Court gardens
    Hampton Court gardens are internationally renowned for being amongst the most beautiful gardens in the world.
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  12. The Maze
    Hampton Court maze is the 'most famous maze in the history of the world'.
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  13. Privy Garden
    Restored to its former glory, featuring the Tijou Screen
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  14. The Great Vine
    The Great Vine at Hampton Court Palace
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  15. Kitchen Garden
    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. Royal tennis at Hampton Court
    Visit the royal tennis courts at Hampton Court Palace.
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  17. Guided tours
    Guided tours at Hampton Court Palace
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