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

20-28 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?

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

A ghost tour guide stands on the Silverstick Stairs of Hampton Court Palace at night. A ghost representing Jane Seymour appears behind him.
Events Tours and talks

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

Selected dates in October, November, January and February

Hampton Court Palace

Tours last up to 2 hours

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 until 28 October 2018

Hampton Court Palace

10:00-18:00 (last entry 17:15)

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.

The Maze

Open daily

Lose yourself in the most famous maze in the world. The Hampton Court Maze is still baffling visitors after 300 years.

Base Court of Hampton Court Palace illuminated in darkness

Dusk 'til Dawn sleepover

03-04 November 2018

Dare to spend a night in the King's State Apartments at the Hampton Court Palace sleepover.

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