The Tudor Kitchens are closed, re-opening on 05 May 2018. The Maze is closed 23-27 April 2018. More information
There are many ways to explore the stories at Hampton Court Palace
For a truly memorable experience, book one of our friendly and knowledgeable guides for a private guided tour of the palace and/or gardens.
For a more visual experience, consider hiring a guide in costume. This is a private guided tour - but delivered in fancy dress!
Take your tour to the next level and be captivated by history with this privileged view of the palace and gardens – and see if you can spot London’s Shard building in the distance.
Your palace admission ticket includes access to an audio tour of Hampton Court Palace, at no extra cost. Collect your audio guide from the Information Centre off Base Court. Hold the stories of these historic buildings in your hands and experience history where it happened. Choose your own journey through the palace and its stories and plan your day to make the most out of your time with us.
Costumed actors are on-site daily with plays and presentations about the history of Hampton Court Palace. Last anywhere from 10 minutes to an hour - some may even require audience participation!
Seasonal tours and talks are sometimes available free of charge to our visitors. They cover a range of specialist subjects - from the gardens to the paintings. There can also be conservation tours or object talks available.
Complete the appropriate booking form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org to book.