SEND Tudor trail

About this trail

SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) | Subject: History | Topic: Tudors | Session Type: Self-led visit

Come and explore the court of King Henry VIII!

Children will discover Hampton Court’s Tudor spaces through this multi-sensory trail. By following the trail clues, they will learn what it was like to be the Tudor king.

The activity trail includes facts about the Hampton Court's history, as well as a variety of challenges to help children make the most of their visit.

Learning Objectives:

Students will:

  • Learn about Hampton Court’s stories and history.
  • Be empowered to use their senses to explore new historic environments.
  • Develop social and emotional skills.

National Curriculum Links

This session supports:


  • Selecting and organising relevant historical information.
  • Understanding how a site can reflect aspects of national history.


  • Use simple fieldwork and observational skills.


  • Consider and evaluate different viewpoints, attending to and building on the contributions of others.

Booking information

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (during term time).

Groups must arrive in time for their allocated time slot. Entry slots will be available from 10:15 - 13:45.

You will receive one activity trail per student and we advise that students work in groups of ten with a supervising adult.

£4.10 per pupil, £5.70 per student (16+) price includes admission

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Session notes for teachers

Key information for your school visit to Hampton Court Palace.

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Trail map preview

Take a look at the trail map ahead of your visit. Printed copies will be available on arrival at the palace.

Download the trail map