There is planned industrial action on South Western Railway services on 18 August 2018. Please check before you travel.

On 19 August 2018 delays are expected on the M25 and on some roads in Surrey. More info.

The East Front Gardens will be closed to visitors on 23 - 24 August and 28 August - 03 September 2018. More info

Let their imaginations rule

Escape to Hampton Court Palace for a great family day out this summer.

Escape to Hampton Court Palace for a great family day out this summer.

Children play in the Magic Garden of Hampton Court Palace

Book online to save 15%

Buy your family ticket online for entry to the palace, Magic Garden and our famous maze for you and up to three children. 

Visitors with children sitting at a long table in the Great Hall working on family activities.

Family highlights

All of these attractions are included in your Hampton Court Palace ticket. Choose an item for more detail.

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

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

Open daily until 28 October 2018

10:00-18:00 (last entry 17:15)

Visitors explore Henry VIII's Kitchens after re-interpretation in 2018.
Highlights Things to see

Transport yourself back to the heyday of Tudor feasting and entertainment in Henry VIII's Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.

Open daily

Children run through the Hampton Court Palace Maze in the sunshine under a blue sky. Trees and other parkland can be seen in the background.
Highlights Things to see

Lose yourself in the most famous maze in the world. The Hampton Court Maze is still baffling visitors after 300 years.

Open daily

Henry VIII surrounded by courtiers in the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace
Events Families

The palace is a flurry of activity ahead of Henry VIII's marriage treaty with Anne of Cleves. But will the King's mood upset weeks of planning?

29 June - 02 September 2018, Thursday- Monday

11:30, 12:30 and 15:30

Food and drink at the Hampton Court Palace Good Food Festival 2017
Events Highlights

Join us for a summer celebration of food and drink in the iconic East Front Gardens at Hampton Court Palace.

25-27 August 2018

10:00 - 18:00

Georgian architect stands in Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace, looking up at the Tudor building
Families

Shh! You're invited on a special mission… meet characters from history and explore the palace with the Time Explorers app.

Daily