On 27 June the Magic Garden will close at 17.00. Last entry will be at 16.00.

When

  • Daily

Ticketing info

Included in palace admission

The Great Palace Quest

Saturday 27 May - Sunday 4 June

11:00-16:00

Become a Time Explorer and discover the stories of Hampton Court Palace by taking part in a fun filled, palace quest.

Collect your quest mission map at the palace, meet characters, learn the tricks of being in the Tudor court, solve puzzles and create your own piece of the past.

Aimed at 5-11 years, children must be accompanied at all times.

Digital Missions

Download the free 'Time Explorers' app to your mobile device before you visit and try our new digital missions for families at Hampton Court Palace.

Digital Missions are interactive adventures played on mobile device. Meet characters from history, explore all around you, do challenges and win a badge!

Family trails

Packed with fun quizzes, activities, facts and illustrations, our free family trails are the perfect way to explore Hampton Court Palace as a family. Hard copies are available at the palace's Information Centre after you have purchased your tickets. When you've completed one, bring it back for a prize!

Explore more family activities

Come face to face with mysterious mythical beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden.

01 April - 29 October 2017

Summer only

Explore and play in the palace together! Discover the stories of Hampton Court Palace in our multi-sensory sessions for under fours.

Selected dates

1 hour

In the grounds of Hampton Court King Henry VIII and his court take up residence for that most Tudor of royal sports: the joust.

15 July - 16 July 2017

Tudor Rose Cushion - Perfect for a history lover, this Tudor rose cushion symbolises the joining of two rival houses, York and Lancaster.

Tudor Rose cushion

Perfect for a history lover, this Tudor rose cushion symbolises the joining of two rival houses, York and Lancaster.

£40.00

Inspired by the Chapel Royal's magnificent ceiling, this bone china trinket box features gold stars and gilded musical cherubs.

Chapel Royal bone china trinket box

Inspired by the Chapel Royal's magnificent ceiling, this bone china trinket box features gold stars and gilded musical cherubs.

£29.00

Tudor court pendant, inspired by the carvings on Anne Boleyn’s gateway, a lasting reminder of their royal love story.

Tudor court drop pendant

Tudor court pendant, inspired by the carvings on Anne Boleyn’s gateway, a lasting reminder of their royal love story.

£150.00