There is planned industrial action on South Western Railway services on 18 August 2018. Please check before you travel.

The East Front Gardens will be closed to visitors on 23 - 24 August and 28 August - 03 September 2018. More info

Storytime Sundays


  • 02 September, 07 October, 04 November and 02 December 2018
12:00, 13:00, 14:30 (20 minutes)

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission Buy Hampton Court Palace tickets

Tell me a story...

Join us for family fun and become part of a story!

Our lively, interactive storytelling sessions are based on well-known children’s books which can be linked to Hampton Court’s magnificent history.

These drop-in sessions take place on the first Sunday of the month and each week our specialist storytellers take families on a different story adventure.

What are our next Sunday stories?

Sunday 02 September 2018 – ‘The Prince and the Porker’ by Peter Bently and David Roberts

Things to see Families

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


Visitors explore Henry VIII's Kitchens after re-interpretation in 2018.
Families Highlights

Can you crack the quest code? Explore the palace, do fun challenges and decipher the code. It's an adventure for the whole family!

01 August - 24 August 2018


Georgian architect stands in Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace, looking up at the Tudor building

Shh! You're invited on a special mission… meet characters from history and explore the palace with the Time Explorers app.