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

Visitors walking through the Privy Garden towards the South Front

Discover the palace gardens

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.

Tulip Festival 2022 at Hampton Court Palace artwork.
Things to see Events

Our Tulip Festival returns for another year this spring, with more bulbs than ever before.

12 April - 02 May 2022

Hampton Court Palace

Wednesday - Sunday, 10.00-17.30

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 and find our free entry Garden Open Days dates.

Open

Hampton Court Palace

Included in all admission tickets (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.

Open

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.

Open

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.

Open

Hampton Court Palace

Included in gardens admission (members go free)

Wilderness in late winter
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.

Open

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Orange and red tulips in the central bed of Fountain Court, surrounding the fountain.

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You can pre-book your ticket and arrival time slot online before you visit. 

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

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