Hampton Court Palace

Discover the home of Henry VIII

Discover the home of Henry VIII

Experience the public dramas and private lives of Henry VIII, his wives and children in the world of the Tudor court. Admire Henry’s Great Hall and Tudor kitchens. Discover the spectacular baroque palace built for William III and Mary II and explore Hampton Court Palace’s outdoor spaces and 60 acres of magnificent gardens.

 

Enjoy a day out for all the family

Keep the family entertained with a day out at Hampton Court Palace.

01 June - 18 September

Tower of London Superbloom

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Jousting at Hampton Court Palace

Jubilee Joust

01 June - 05 June

Experience the thrill of the tournament as the country’s greatest knights battle it out to be crowned champion of the Jubilee Joust.

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Included in your palace ticket

Aerial view of a formal garden with green lawns on either side of a main path running towards the baroque palace. A fountain runs in the foreground at the centre of the path
Things to see

Take time to explore and relax in these world-renowned gardens and find our free entry Garden Open Days dates.

Open

Hampton Court Palace

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

The Tudor Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace, showing the Abraham Tapestries and the room set out for day visitors.
Things to see

Experience the splendour of the Tudor court in Henry VIII's Great Hall, complete with his magnificent tapestries.

Open

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

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

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

Open

Hampton Court Palace

10.00-18.00 (last entry at 17.15)

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Summer Live Offer 2021, costumed interpreters as Tudor Liveried Yeomen in the courtyards at Hampton Court Palace
Things to see

Join us each weekend at Hampton Court Palace and meet the Tudors that made the court of Henry VIII tick.

Weekends from 30 April

Hampton Court Palace

10.00 - 17.00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Visitors walking through the Privy Garden at Hampton Court Palace
Tours and talks

Explore the fascinating history of Hampton Court Gardens on a free walking tour.

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

Hampton Court Palace

12.00 - 13.00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A gold crown sits on a bright pink background covered in pink flowers
Events

Join us for a fun-filled celebration in the stunning setting of Hampton Court Palace in summer 2022.

04–09 July 2022 (Members’ Days: 04 and 05 July)

Hampton Court Palace

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

A music festival takes place in front of a huge crowd within the Tudor courtyard of Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace Festival

09 - 25 June

A series of open-air summer concerts in the spectacular and iconic Tudor courtyard at Hampton Court Palace.

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Children running along a path in the Wilderness, flanked by trees and colourful shrubs.

Members go free

Escape to the past whenever you want when you join us today.

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Selection of Anne Boleyn inspired gifts

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Discover unique souvenirs inspired by our palaces and the royalty who inhabited them.

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Bridgerton cast at Hampton Court Palace while filming.

Bridgerton filming locations at Hampton Court Palace

Explore filming locations for the Nextflix show Bridgerton at Hampton Court Palace and discover the history behind them.

Bridgerton filming locations
Aerial view of Hampton Court Palace from the south west, showing the Pond Gardens in the foreground.

The story of Hampton Court Palace

Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty.

Portrait of Katherine Parr, attributed to Master John circa 1545

Katherine Parr

Henry VIII's last queen: wife, nurse and loving stepmother.

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As a self-funding charity, we urgently need your help.

Conservationists in the Little Banqueting House at Hampton Court Palace. Blue light washes across a wall of paintings.

Make a donation

We raise all of our own funds and are facing serious financial challenges as a result of the Coronavirus. We urgently need your support. A donation is an investment in the palaces' future so that generations can enjoy them for centuries to come.

Volunteer outside of Base Court at Hampton Court, with a replica of Henry VIII's wine fountain in the far right

Volunteer with us

Volunteers support the palaces in many different ways. See what roles we have available and register your interest.

The Queen's Staircase, looking east.

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Step closer to history and join us for unique and amazing events as a patron of Historic Royal Palaces.