When

  • Start date: 24 November 2017
  • End date: 07 January 2018
Skating sessions are 45 minutes on the ice, plus we recommend that you arrive 30 minutes before your session to get ready to take to the ice!

Ticketing information

The price includes skate hire.

Adult: £14.00
Teenage (13-15 years old): £12.00
Child (3-12 years old): £10.00
Concession: £12.00
Family skate ticket: £40.00

Book tickets

Skate back in time

Stunning setting, spectacular scenery & seasonal skating…

This year we have a bigger rink for your skating enjoyment, early morning weekend skate sessions, plus a new food offering with the addition of a kid’s menu.

Prepare to be swept away by the seasonal atmosphere as our stunning 1040m² ice rink opens to the public for its annual run. Join us to skate against a backdrop of one of the greatest palaces on earth – Henry VIII’s historic home, Hampton Court Palace. The open-air ice rink epitomises the very best in festive fun.

Be transported to one of the country’s most scenic skating settings, with spectacular views of the Thames-side Tudor palace. Located in front of the palace, our stunning ice rink offers something for everyone, from novice to expert.

The skating season begins on 24 November 2017 and offers the perfect way to welcome in the winter with family and friends. We’re open daily through to 7 January 2018, with the exception of Christmas Day.

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Explore what's on

Wilson's Passage, looking south. The walls on either side of the passage are decorated with back vitrified bricks laid in diagonal patterns.

Come along and enjoy a fascinating talk by Nicola Tallis on her newest book, Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester

06 November 2017

Hampton Court Palace

Doors open at 13:45 for a 14:00 start

View of the White Tower exterior

Marvel at the imposing White Tower, a magnificent example of Norman architecture situated right at the heart of the Tower.

Open daily

Tower of London

Join an expert warden on one of our White Tower tours. Explore the beautiful Chapel of St John the Evangelist and hear tales of famous old residents at the Tower.

Open daily

Tower of London

from 10.45, 12.45 and 14.15

Browse more history and stories

The Royal Mint’s 2017 British coin set, marks the year’s memorable events and anniversaries. Commemorative proof.

Royal Mint Sapphire Jubilee 2017 commemorative coin

Queen Elizabeth II is the first British monarch to celebrate a Sapphire Jubilee. Mark the occasion with this uncirculated Royal Mint coin.

£14.99

Six Wives Charm Bracelet.  An intriguing royal heraldic charm bracelet with charms of Henry VIII and his six wives family crests.

Six wives charm bracelet

An intriguing royal heraldic charm bracelet with charms of Henry VIII and his six wives family crests.

£24.99

Anne Boleyn’s famous B pendant necklace, worn throughout her marriage to Henry VIII is available with any initial.

Anne Boleyn initial necklace

Anne Boleyn’s famous B pendant necklace, worn throughout her marriage to Henry VIII is available with any initial.

£50.00