Base Court will be closed to visitors until 27 June 2018. More information

Hampton Court Gardens

Explore 60 acres of formal gardens and 750 acres of historic parkland

Explore 60 acres of formal gardens and 750 acres of historic parkland

When

  • Open daily

Ticketing information

The Gardens and entry to the Maze and Magic Garden are included in palace admission tickets. Maze-only admission tickets are available all year around. Members get in free.

Please check opening times and closures before your visit.

Included in palace admission Buy Hampton Court Palace tickets

Hampton Court Palace’s world-famous gardens include 60 acres of spectacular formal gardens and 750 acres (304 hectares) of parkland, all set within a loop of the River Thames.

Our gardens are home to the world’s oldest puzzle maze, a record-breaking grape vine, 3 National Plant Collections, over 1 million flowering bulbs in the Wilderness and a huge variety of wildlife, including the descendants of Henry VIII’s deer herd.

Garden highlights

The gardens come to life in Spring with a mass of flowering bulbs in the Wilderness and formal gardens. Summer sees the spectacular herbaceous border in the East Front Gardens at its best, while Queen Mary II’s Exoticks come out in the Lower Orangery Garden. The Great Vine grapes are harvested at the end of the summer then the autumn colours in the Tiltyard, Wilderness and 20th Century Garden as deers rut in Home Park. In the winter, striking outlines of trees stretch across Home Park and, if we’re lucky, snow highlights the topiary of the Privy Garden.

Find out more about our gardens through the seasons in the film below.

See the garden highlights Meet the gardeners National plant collections Read our FAQs

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Gardens map

More related events

Two horses draw a carriage in the gardens of Hampton Court Palace
Tours and talks Families

Tour the East Front Gardens in 19th-century style in the Tudor Rose and meet our magnificent shire horses.

Selected dates

15-20 minutes

Things to see

Experience the recreated Kitchen Garden, which would have fed the Georgian royals and now supplies Henry VIII's Kitchens.

Open daily

Events Tours and talks

Join us as we uncover the LGBT+ stories of the Tower's past and bring them to life on this after-hours guided tour.

8 and 15 July 2018

Tower of London

18:30 and 19:30

Browse more history and stories

This stunning tote bag features a 18th century view of Kensington Palace, showing the work of Christopher Wren.

Hampton Court Palace vintage tote bag

Showcasing the Baroque side of Hampton Court Palace, this cotton tote bag pays homage to Christopher Wren's architecture.

£12.99

Hanging Welly Plaque

Welly boot handing chalkboard plaque

This welly shaped chalkboard would look equally perfect inside a home or garden shed. An ideal organiser and a fun gift for lovers of gardening.

£4.99

Perfect for a royal chocoholic, these crown luxury chocolates are made from a blend of white and dark Belgian chocolate.

Mini crown luxury chocolates

Perfect for a royal chocoholic, these crown luxury chocolates are made from a blend of white and dark Belgian chocolate.

£8.99