Itineraries

We recommend spending at least 3 hours here.

We recommend spending at least 3 hours here.

If you only have 1 hour

The Tudor Experience

Henry VIII’s Apartments & his Crown (20 mins)
Sit on a throne in England’s last great medieval hall before walking through the infamous Haunted Gallery. 

Tudor Kitchens (20 mins)
Transport yourself back to the heyday of royal cooking and entertainment.

Young Henry VIII Exhibition (20 mins)
Meet the ‘pin-up’ prince before he became fat, old Henry VIII.

Live interpreter in the role of King Henry VIII, stood in front of a window and wearing Henry VIII's re-created Crown of State

The Baroque Experience

William III’s Apartments (35 mins)
Explore both the state and private apartments of William III.

The Baroque Story (15 mins)
Watch the Baroque Story film.

Chocolate Kitchens (10 mins)
Visit the only surviving royal chocolate kitchen, re-opened in 2014 after almost 300 years.

More time

2 hours

Henry VIII’s Apartments & his Crown (30 mins)

Tudor Kitchens (20 mins)

The Chapel Royal (10 mins)
Visit the spot where kings and queens have worshipped for almost 500 years.

Young Henry VIII Exhibition (20 mins)
Meet the ‘pin-up’ prince before he became fat, old Henry VIII.

William III’s Apartments (15 mins)

The Georgian Story (25 mins)
Experience the stage upon which George I and his son played out their bitter rivalry.

Georgian architect stood in Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace.

3 hours

Henry VIII’s Apartments & his Crown (35 mins)

Tudor Kitchens (20 mins)

The Chapel Royal (10 mins)

Young Henry VIII Exhibition (25 mins)

The Baroque Story (15 mins)

William III’s Apartments (35 mins)

Chocolate Kitchens (10 mins)

The Georgian Story (30 mins)

The Kitchen Garden looking south east

Established in the late 17th century, the Kitchen Garden at Hampton Court produced vast amounts of fruit and vegetables for the royal table. Today, the garden has been re-created to its 18th century heyday, using the planting pattern laid down by the palace’s Georgian gardeners.
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View through the Mantegna Gallery room

One of the most famous collections of paintings in the history of European art, The Triumphs of Caesar remains on permanent display in the Mantegna Gallery at Hampton Court Palace.

The Mantegna Gallery is closed

Things to see

Discover masterpieces by Rembrandt, Holbein, van Dyck, and many more when you visit the Cumberland Art Gallery at Hampton Court Palace.

Open daily

Highlights Things to see

Renowned across the world, Hampton Court Palace Gardens are beautifully constructed and maintained, making them an unmissable attraction.

Open daily

Highlights Things to see