Booking information, admission rates, what's included, term dates and useful resources
Update 27 November: In line with government guidance, Hampton Court Palace is closed until 2 December, but our gardens are open at the weekends only. We will reopen the palace on 5 December. Please read our FAQs
School visit bookings for spring and summer 2021 will open on Monday 16 November.
We are working behind the scenes to relaunch our learning visits with enhanced safety measures in place. View our most up to date visitor safety information.
Should you have any questions please do feel free to contact us: [email protected].
Please be aware that it will take us longer than normal to respond to emails.
A self-led school visit to Hampton Court Palace includes:
What's not included?
All school group admissions must be booked in advance, we recommend booking at least two months in advance as dates do sell out quickly. Payment is due six weeks before visiting.
Spring and Summer 2021
Under 5s: Free
Age 5-15 (KS 1-4): £3.95
Age 16+ (KS 5+): £5.55
International students (Including activity trail)
Under 5s: Free
Age 5-15: £5.95
Age 16+: £7.45
Teachers and adults
Up to agreed ratios: Free
Adults for 1:1 assistance: Free
Additional adults: £22.60
Early Year Foundation Stage = 1:4 (free adult spaces up to 1:2)
Key Stage 1 (age 4-7) = 1:5
Key Stages 2, 3 & 4 (age 7-15) = 1:10
Key Stage 5 and up (age 16+) = 1:15
SEND groups can determine their own ratios.
Groups with an inadequate number of accompanying adults may not be admitted.
To support social distancing we will ask classes to break up into smaller groups with a maximum of 10 students whilst inside the palace spaces.Safeguarding
Visits available Wednesday - Friday during UK term time.
Monday 22 February – Thursday 01 April
Wednesday 21 April – Wednesday 21 July
Subsidised rates are available for weekdays (Wednesday - Friday) during UK term time only, not school or bank holidays. We are operating timed entry slots to support social distancing. School entry slots will be available from 10:45 -13:15.
Please read our current safety procedures for keeping you safe on your visit.
In order to best support you and your group we will also provide:
Bookings for spring and summer 2021 will open on the 16th November 2020.
After receiving your booking request we will email you with a confirmation invoice which must be paid in advance of your visit and according to our payment terms.
Our preferred method of payment is by BACS. Payment details can be found on your invoice. When making payment please ensure you quote the invoice number and if possible your school/company name.For queries - email our finance team