Hampton Court Palace

Wander the corridors of royal power and pleasure.

Wander the corridors of royal power and pleasure.

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

Beast Quest

20 October - 28 October 2018

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?

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.
Highlights Things to see

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

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)

View of Hampton Court Palace with crowd in the foreground and Luna Cinema screen showing Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in the background.
Events

Join us on the stunning East Front Lawns with Henry VIII's palace providing a truly unforgettable floodlit backdrop.

05-06 October 2018

Hampton Court Palace

19:30

Hampton Court Warden standing on a staircase while a ghost appears behind him

Ghost Tours

Selected dates in October, November, January and February

Discover stories of spooky apparitions and paranormal activity on an evening ghost tour of Hampton Court Palace.

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