Hampton Court Palace

Explore the home of Henry VIII

Explore 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, the infamous Haunted Gallery and the Tudor kitchens. Discover the spectacular baroque palace built for William III and Mary II and explore the magnificent gardens.

Illustration of the Tudor west gate of Hampton Court Palace with a giant gold Lindt bunny in the foreground. Henry VIII stands on the left of the image

Easter Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

06-22 April 2019

Join the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt around the palace and gardens and enjoy some springtime family fun.

A green, white and yellow floral display in a period panelled room
Things to see Events

The much-loved Florimania extravaganza returns, bringing the palace to life with vibrant floral displays and the sweet scents of spring.

29-31 March 2019

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 Highlights

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

Re-opens 30 March 2019

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Costumed guide tour by Henry VIII in Base Court
Tours and talks

Take an introductory tour with one of our costumed guides through the courtyards of Hampton Court Palace.

Until 05 April 2019

Hampton Court Palace

Daily at 11:00 (and 14:00 from 29 Mar - 05 Apr) in Base Court. Duration 30 minutes.

Included in palace admission (members go free)

More about Hampton Court Palace

A low, close-up view of yellow daffodils and blossom in a large meadow under a partially cloudy sky

Spring at the palace

Explore over 60 acres of world-famous historic gardens and walk in the footsteps of Henry VIII this spring.

Visitors seated in the Great Hall, working on family activities and surrounded by Tudor tapestries

Members go free

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

Enjoy unlimited access to our palaces, a 10% discount in our shops and cafes and exclusive events when you become a member of Historic Royal Palaces.

The Tudor buildings of Hampton Court Palace west front, under a blue partially cloudy sky. A lawn stretches out in front of the palace. The Visit England quality marquee logo is placed in the bottom-right hand corner of the image.

What's included in your palace ticket

Explore the home of Henry VIII, his wives and children with an admission ticket to Hampton Court Palace.

Support us

We are a charity and there are several ways you can support us.

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Make a donation

Help us to conserve these historic buildings, ensuring they are here for future generations to enjoy. We raise all our own funds and depend on your support.

Volunteer with us

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

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