Historic Royal Palaces

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life

Henry VIII stands above Hampton Court Palace, with a blue sky background.

Epic scale at half the price

7 January to 14 February 2020

Enjoy half price entry when you book online to visit Hampton Court Palace this winter.

The Lost Dress of Elizabeth I exhibition, showing curator Eleri Lynn looking at the Bacton Altar Cloth in a case. The Rainbow Portrait hangs in the background of the green exhibition space.
Things to see Highlights

See the Bacton Altar Cloth, a rare survival of Elizabethan dress worn by Elizabeth I, and the iconic Rainbow Portrait at Hampton Court Palace.

12 October 2019 - 23 February 2020

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A group of children and two knights standing in front of the White Tower.
Families Highlights

Enrol in Knight School at the Tower of London in February half term 2020. Train to become a knight and defend the Tower from attack!

15 February - 23 February 2020

Tower of London

11:00 - 16:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Queen Anne and her husband's mistress Henrietta Howard roam Kensington Palace. What secrets do these powerful women hold?
Highlights Events

Experience the premiere of a unique after-hours show at Kensington Palace, created with Olivier nominated theatre company, Les Enfants Terribles.

Selected dates in March 2020 (February dates sold out)

Kensington Palace

19:00, 19:30, 20:00 (each time slot lasts approximately 90 minutes)

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

A family walk through the Lost Garden at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens in autumn 2019. The children are walking on the boulders on either side of the path, surrounded by orange and yellow autumn foliage in the background.

Things to do this winter

With the start of the new year, get out and do more with a visit to one of our palaces this winter.

A male staff member from the Yeoman Body is shown in their full uniform/regalia speaking with a male and female visitor.

Members go free

Escape to the past whenever you want when you join us today.

Enjoy unlimited adventures at our palaces, a 10% discount in our shops and cafés, and exclusive events when you become a member of Historic Royal Palaces.

Blue and white necklace and cufflinks with pagoda design.

Valentine's Day gifts

Discover the perfect Valentine's Day gift with our selection of luxury gifts, from Royal tea sets for two to elegant jewellery.

Support us

We are a charity and there are several ways you can support us.

Volunteer with us

Volunteers support the palaces in many different ways. See what roles we have available and register your interest.

Great Hall Private Dinner

Hire a venue

Host your prestigious event at one of the greatest palaces ever built.

The White Tower exterior at the Tower of London under a blue, partially cloudy sky. Visitors can be seen exploring the grounds beneath the tower

Support us as a corporate partner

Enjoy unrivalled access to our incredible palaces, deliver stunning events and go behind the scenes providing ‘money-can’t-buy' experiences for clients and guests.