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Children and parents play on two red and blue towers - the King's and Queen's Towers - in the sunshine at The Magic Garden

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

Open daily (2018 season planned closures - 16 July and 10 September 2018.)

Hampton Court Palace

Families Highlights

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

Jousting at Hampton Court Palace

Cheer on the rival knights and soak up the spectacle of a Tudor joust as guests of Henry VIII.

14 July - 15 July 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Events Families

11:00-16:30

There's lots for families to see and do together at Hampton Court Palace.

Daily

Hampton Court Palace

Families Things to see
Children taking part in Tiny Explorers inside the historic spaces.

Explore and play in the palace together in our multi-sensory sessions for under 4s.

Selected dates

Hampton Court Palace

Events Families

1 hour

Overhead shot of a woman in the Maze at Hampton Court Palace.

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

Families Highlights Things to see
Children taking part in an early years session called Tiny Explorers inside the historic spaces of Hampton Court Palace.

Join us for some family fun by becoming part of a story. This is an interactive story telling session based on a well-known children’s book.

3 June, 1 July, 5 August and 2 September 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Families

11:30, 13:00, 14:30 (20 minutes)

Fountain Court, looking west. The courtyard fountain can just be seen through an archway on the left.

Get an expert’s guide of what there is to see and do at each palace with one of our State Apartment Warders at Hampton Court.

7 June 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Member only Tours and talks

11:00 and 14:00

A Live Interpreter dressed as a Tudor Yeoman of the Guard, wearing a red livery coat with HR and Tudor Rose, and holding a halberd.

Experience Life Below Stairs at Henry VIII's court as you meet the yeomen, laundresses, barbers, sergeants of the cellars and women of the nursery.

04 May - 31 August 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Events

11:00-16:00

The Privy Garden looking south from the roof of the palace.
In 1995 the garden was restored to King William III and Queen Mary II's original 17th-century design in the form of a cutwork parterre with topiary.

See the stunning views from the roof of Hampton Court Palace.

26 (sold out), 27 (sold out), and 28 May (sold out) 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Events Member only

14:00 and 16:00 (approx. 1 hour)

An illustration of a Georgian woman and a Victorian man standing outside Hampton Court Palace

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So prepare yourselves for this special one hour production of Horrible Histories live on stage!

26 May - 02 June 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Events Families

12:00 and 15:00*

families interacting taking part in the Great Palace Quest

See what you can discover about food and feasting on the Great Palace Quest at Hampton Court Palace – fun for all the family this May half term!

26 May - 03 June 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Families

11:00-16:00

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

05 June - 23 June 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Events