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Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace

Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace

Visit essentials

Tickets and prices

Explore Hampton Court Palace. Pre-booking is recommended and ticket prices are different for peak and off peak visits.

Dogs are not permitted within the palace, courtyards or gardens unless they are trained assistance dogs.

Ticket prices from (excluding donation):

  • Members: Free
  • Adult: £27.20
  • Child age 5-15: £13.60

Opening times

05 June - 21 July 2024
Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00-17:30
Last admission: 16:30

There are temporary route closures in place around the palace. Check our opening times page for all closures before you visit.

The Magic Garden opens at 11:00 on certain dates throughout the year.

Getting here

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU. Directions

What to see on your visit

For your visit to Hampton Court Palace, we recommend at least three hours to discover the spectacular rooms and gardens but you'll probably want to stay longer!

What to see on your visit

Accessible parking on-site (10 bays), carer tickets and a digital BSL guide are available.

We offer all the essential facilities to ensure your visit is safe and enjoyable.

  • Map
  • Toilets
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Free audio guide
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Dog owner guidance
  • Hand washing and hand sanitiser facilities
  • Limited on-site car parking

Toilets open all with disabled access:

  • Wilderness
  • Base Court
  • Fountain Court
  • The Kitchen Garden
  • Please note visitor toilets are located within the ticketed site. The nearest public toilets can be found at Hampton Court station.

Breastfeeding is welcome throughout our palace and our team are always available should you need any further assistance.

All our food is seasonally inspired and freshly prepared.

The Tiltyard Café: indoor and outdoor seating and serving hot or cold food options, with drinks, pastries and cakes. 

Wilderness kiosk: serving ice creams, snacks, tea and coffee. 

Shop for gifts and souvenirs inspired by this famous royal residence and its iconic inhabitants.

Our shops offer everything from souvenirs and gifts, to fine jewellery. You can also shop online.

There are special offers and discounts for groups of 15 people or more.

Meal deals and private guided tours are also available (subject to availability).

Bookings are open for the 2024-25 academic year.

Interactive and enquiry-based sessions are available for all key stages and SEND students.

Food and drink

Visit our cafés and enjoy tasty options from a selection of drinks, sandwiches, salads, hot meals and cakes. Child menu options are available. 

Food and drink at the palace

Hampton Court Palace map

Hampton Court Palace visitor map

Audio guide

Grab a free audio guide and join curators, historians and conservators as they share fascinating stories and hidden secrets of Hampton Court Palace. Included in palace admission.

Audio guide tour

British Sign Language Digital Visitor Guide

Discover more about Hampton Court Palace with the British Sign Language self-led digital visitor guide. Included in palace admission for BSL users.

British Sign Language Digital Visitor Guide

Got a question?

Browse our frequently asked questions to help plan your visit. 

Frequently Asked Questions Visit safely

Explore Hampton Court Palace film locations

Explore Hampton Court Palace film locations

From Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story to The Favourite, Hampton Court Palace is the backdrop for some favourite TV shows and films.

"We [enjoy]...picnics in the beautiful gardens, the maze, [and] especially playing in the magic garden."

-Palace Member


  • Families
  • Events

Henry VIII's Joust

Experience the thrill of the Tudor joust as the country's greatest knights battling it out at Hampton Court Palace.

  • 20-21 July 2024
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see
  • Events
  • Families

Unheard Voices

Join us this summer as we celebrate a number of fascinating individuals from Hampton Court Palace’s 500-year history through a variety of dynamic live performances.

  • 27 July - 31 August 2024
  • see individual performance times*
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Families
  • Things to see

Historic Cookery

At weekends, see our historic cookery and discover what it was like to work in Henry VIII’s Kitchens in the 16th century.

  • Weekends and bank holidays*
  • 10:00 - 16:00
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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