Historic Royal Palaces
Meet mysterious beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace.
Open daily (season planned closure - 10 September 2018)
Hampton Court Palace
10:00-18:00 (last entry 17:15)
Enjoy sword fighting knights, hands-on crafts, have-a-go crossbow, live performances and more, all in the Tower moat.
04-06 August 2018
Tower of London
There's lots for families to see and do together at Hampton Court Palace.
Explore and play in the palace together in our multi-sensory sessions for under 4s.
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 by becoming part of a story. This is an interactive story telling session based on a well-known children’s book.
5 August and 2 September 2018
11:30, 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
Experience the sights and smells of Georgian cookery as our cooks prepare dishes to delight George III and Queen Charlotte.
Select weekends only
The palace is a flurry of activity ahead of Henry VIII's marriage treaty with Anne of Cleves. But will the King's mood upset weeks of planning?
29 June - 02 September 2018, Thursday- Monday
11:30, 12:30 and 15:30
A family-friendly weekend of festivities outside Queen Charlotte's Cottage - complete with garden games and costumed characters.
28 July - 29 July 2018
Enjoy family-friendly films in the magical gardens of Hampton Court Palace this summer.
07-12 August 2018
Shh! You're invited on a special mission… meet characters from history and explore the palace with the Time Explorers app.