Updated 2 July. Following government guidance, some of the outdoor spaces at Hampton Court Palace are now open Wednesday-Sunday. Palace interiors will re-open 17 July. The Magic Garden and Maze remain closed.
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The story of Hampton Court Palace
Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty
Renaissance Prince or terrible Tudor? Who was the real Henry VIII?
Was Elizabeth’s 44-year reign really a ‘golden era’ of English history?
The Field of Cloth of Gold
Henry VIII's historic meeting with his great rival François I in 1520 was a defining point in his reign
The Chocolate Kitchens
Where royal chocolate makers prepared this expensive delicacy
Henry VIII's children
All three ruled England
Anne of Cleves
‘I like her not.’ The wife rejected by Henry VIII
Life at the Tudor court
In the Tudor period, a monarch’s home was centre of the nation