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A boy holds up a toy sword and shouts as children play in the background at the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace
Families Highlights

Meet mysterious beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

10:00-18:00 (last entry 17:15)

Families Things to see

There's lots for families to see and do together at Hampton Court Palace.

Daily

Hampton Court Palace

Children run through the Hampton Court Palace Maze in the sunshine under a blue sky. Trees and other parkland can be seen in the background.
Families Highlights

Lose yourself in the most famous maze in the world. The Hampton Court Maze is still baffling visitors after 300 years.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Children taking part in an early years session called Tiny Explorers inside the historic spaces of Hampton Court Palace.
Families

Join us for some family fun and become part of a story in these interactive storytelling sessions.

07 October, 04 November and 02 December 2018

Hampton Court Palace

12:00, 13:00, 14:30 (20 minutes)

Illustration of a young girl and a blue and yellow dragon with Kew Pagoda in the background on a wall in an exhibition space
Events Families

Dragons have arrived at Kew Gardens! Discover our new family exhibition next to Kew Palace and go hunting for fiery beasts in the gardens.

30 March - 30 September 2018

Kew Palace

Open daily

A live interpreter dressed as a Tudor Lady and a Live Interpreter dressed as a Tudor Gentlemen are kneeling on either side of a padlocked chest in the Great Watching Chamber. They are arguing.
Events Families

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

Hampton Court Palace

11:00, 12:30, 14:00 and 15:30

Illustration of the entrance to Hampton Court Palace, two beasts on either side and 'Beast Quest' logo in the center.
Events Families

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?

20 October - 28 October 2018

Hampton Court Palace

11:00-16:00

Live Interpreter dressed as Sir Walter Raleigh stood on Tower Green.
Families Highlights

Meet Sir Walter Raleigh in a live performance and family activities to mark the 400th anniversary of his execution

20 October - 28 October 2018

Tower of London

Live performances at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00

Events Families

Get Christmas off to a traditional start by singing carols through some of the palace courtyards.

17-19 and 23 December 2018

Hampton Court Palace

1 hour, starting at 18:00 or 20:00

Sergeant Timothy Gowing, in uniform,  and two Victorian visitors, a lady in bonnet and crinoline and a gentleman in a top hat and overcoat, are enjoying Christmas at the Tower in 1858.
Families Highlights

The Tower of London comes alive with all the seasonal fun and festivities of the Victorian era.

27 December - 31 December 2018

Tower of London

Daily between 11:00-15:00

Georgian architect stands in Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace, looking up at the Tudor building
Families

Shh! You're invited on a special mission… meet characters from history and explore the palace with the Time Explorers app.

Daily

Hampton Court Palace

Visitors explore Henry VIII's Kitchens after re-interpretation in 2018.
Families Highlights

Transport yourself back to the heyday of Tudor feasting and entertainment in Henry VIII's Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace