Spring at the palace

Explore over 60 acres of world-famous historic gardens and walk in the footsteps of Henry VIII this spring

Explore over 60 acres of world-famous historic gardens and walk in the footsteps of Henry VIII this spring

Discover the palace gardens

1 - 18 April 2021

Discover an abundance of colour in the Hampton Court Palace gardens as our tulips and other spring flowers come into bloom.

Garden highlights

All of these fantastic garden attractions are included in your Hampton Court Palace admission ticket.

Three children pointing at Lindt bunnies in the grass
Events Easter

Join the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt around the gardens and enjoy some springtime family fun.

01 April - 18 April 2021

Hampton Court Palace

10:00-17:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Aerial view of a formal garden with green lawns on either side of a main path running towards the baroque palace. A fountain runs in the foreground at the centre of the path
Things to see

Take time to explore and relax in these world-renowned gardens without the usual crowds.

Weekends only

Hampton Court Palace

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

Tulip illustration
Things to see Events

We’re planting over 100,000 bulbs for our first Tulip Festival in spring 2021.

17 April - 3 May 2021

Hampton Court Palace

10.00-16.00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A boy holds up a toy sword and shouts as children play in the background at the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace
Families

Meet mysterious beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace.

Closed

Hampton Court Palace

Last admission 15.00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The Privy Garden at Hampton Court Palace, showing bright planting and baroque architecture under a clear blue sky
Things to see

Explore the Privy Garden, now restored to its former glory and complete with its intricate Tijou Screen.

Weekends only

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A family of two women, a boy and a girl relax and admire the colourful planting in the Rose Garden at Hampton Court Palace. The Tudor palace can be seen in the background
Things to see

Discover an abundance of colour in the grounds of the historic Tudor buildings at Hampton Court Palace.

Weekends only

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The Kitchen Garden at Hampton Court Palace under a bright blue sky. Showing varieties of planting in the foreground and the Tudor palace in the background
Things to see

Experience the recreated Kitchen Garden, which would have fed the Georgian royals and now supplies Henry VIII's Kitchens.

Closed

Hampton Court Palace

Included in gardens admission (members go free)

Things to see

Wander through this treasure of the Hampton Court Gardens, which was once Charles II's formal pleasure garden and is now a wild meadow.

Weekends only

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Tickets available soon

We will release tickets as soon as we are able following government guidelines. Please check back to see when tickets will be available. 

Tickets available soon

On your visit

A selection of cakes displayed on a tray

Grab a coffee or a slice of cake

Enjoy delicious takeaway cakes, sandwiches and hot drinks our café.

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Gardens map

From daffodils blooming to seedlings in the nursery, spring is a busy time in the Hampton Court Palace Gardens!

Discover more about the daffodils at Hampton Court in this short film.