Historic Royal Palaces
Meet mysterious beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace.
Hampton Court Palace
10:00-18:00 (last entry 17:15)
There's lots for families to see and do together at Hampton Court Palace.
Lose yourself in the most famous maze in the world. The Hampton Court Maze is still baffling visitors after 300 years.
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
12:00, 13:00, 14:30 (20 minutes)
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
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
11:00, 12:30, 14:00 and 15:30
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
Meet Sir Walter Raleigh in a live performance and family activities to mark the 400th anniversary of his execution
Tower of London
Live performances at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00
Get Christmas off to a traditional start by singing carols through some of the palace courtyards.
17-19 and 23 December 2018
1 hour, starting at 18:00 or 20:00
The Tower of London comes alive with all the seasonal fun and festivities of the Victorian era.
27 December - 31 December 2018
Daily between 11:00-15:00
Shh! You're invited on a special mission… meet characters from history and explore the palace with the Time Explorers app.
Transport yourself back to the heyday of Tudor feasting and entertainment in Henry VIII's Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.