Hampton Court Palace

Wander the corridors of royal power and pleasure.

Wander the corridors of royal power and pleasure.

Illustration of the Lindt Gold Bunny outside the West Front of Hampton Court Palace

Join the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

26 March - 15 April 2018

This Easter discover the palace and gardens of Henry VIII. Enjoy family activities and let your child's imagination run wild in the Magic Garden.

Historic Kitchen Staff at Hampton Court Palace prepare roast beef on the spit in early Summer 2016.

Was King Henry VIII the king of consumption? Join the King’s cooks in the kitchens at Hampton Court Palace this Easter and discover the truth behind Henry VIII and his food.

30 March - 02 April 2018

Events Families
The Great Hall, looking east.
The hall was constructed by King Henry VIII to replace a smaller and older hall on the same site. It had two functions. First to provide a great communal dining room where 600 members of the court could eat in two sittings, twice a day. And secondly, to provide a magnificent entrance to the state apartments that lay beyond.

A room with a noble tradition of royal and political entertainment, the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace is a vast and splendid historic structure.

Open daily

Highlights Things to see

Re-opening 30 March 2018. Come face to face with mysterious mythical beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace.

The Magic Garden is closed - re-opening 30 March 2018

Families Highlights
Woman looks up staircase at Hampton Court Palace

Visit Hampton Court Palace

Escape to the great indoors.

Discover the hidden stories of Britain's royal past at Henry VIII's Hampton Court Palace.

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