Historic Royal Palaces
Discover the ornamental lawns, meandering waterways, peaceful woodlands and picturesque glens that surround Hillsborough Castle.
09:30-16:00 (last admission is 15:00)
Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.
Wednesday to Sunday
10:00-15:00, two tours per hour starting on the hour and 30 minutes past
Lose yourself in the most famous maze in the world. The Hampton Court Maze is still baffling visitors after 300 years.
Hampton Court Palace
Come and discuss our book of the month with other members at Hampton Court Palace.
7 November 2018
Tour the East Front Gardens in 19th-century style in the Tudor Rose and meet our magnificent shire horses.
View Henry VIII's royal tennis courts, built in the 1520s and used regularly by the King and his courtiers.
April to October only
Meet two of the Tower's prisoners in the turbulent times of King Henry VIII. Listen to their stories and decide if you should help them escape.
01 September - 19 October 2018
Tower of London
11:00, 13:00 and 15:30
Step into the dangerous declining years of Henry’s VIII’s reign. Choose your enemies, choose your friends, but choose wisely.
Saturdays and Sundays only until 21 October 2018
11:00, 12:30, 14:00 and 15:30
Explore the most infamous prison at the Tower of London and learn about the intriguing stories that inspired its name.
Open daily (closed 03 September to 19 October 2018)
Meet Sir Walter Raleigh in a live performance and family activities to mark the 400th anniversary of his execution
20 October - 28 October 2018
Live performances at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00
A dark wizard has brought the Beasts of the palace to life. To stop them, you’ll need brains, bravery and magic. Do you have what it takes?
Discover what it takes to be a princess this half term with our sparkling storytelling and craft activities for families.
21 October - 26 October 2018