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Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace.

Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace.

There will be restricted access in Henry VIII's Apartments until 22 March 2019. Find out more.

Visit essentials

Allow at least two hours to see the highlights of Hampton Court Palace.

Maps and facilities

We offer all the essential facilities and a few you may not expect, including advice and tips for a perfect day out.

  • Hampton Court Palace Map
  • Daily Programme
  • Toilets and cloakrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Health and Safety advice

Accessibility

We do everything we can to ensure disabled visitors enjoy the full palace experience.

Accessible parking on-site (9 bays), dedicated tours, carer tickets and wheelchair hire available. Download an accessibility guide for more information.

Eating

All our food is seasonally inspired and freshly prepared.

The Privy Kitchen Café: traditional food, cakes and hot drinks.

The Tiltyard: cafe and self-service restaurant serving drinks, lunches and children's meals freshly prepared.

Fountain Court Café (spring/summer only): afternoon teas and light bites.

Shopping

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 and non-EU residents can buy tax-free.

Group visits

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

We offer reduced admission for group bookings. Meal deals and private guided tours are also available (subject to availability).

School visits

We offer everything you need for the perfect educational visit.

Spaces are limited so book in advance.

You can include special sessions and workshops designed for pupils of all ages. Discounted entry for groups of 15 or more, on-site supervision and meal deals are also available.

Hampton Court Palace map

Download your map of the palace and gardens.

Hampton Court Palace map Hampton Court Palace Gardens map Daily programme
Two female visitors with food and drinks on a tray. The cafe till area is seen in the background.

Grab a coffee or a slice of cake

Enjoy delicious cakes, sandwiches and hot meals in one of our restaurants or cafes. 

Need more information?

Why not join a Welcome Walk - an introduction to the palace by a costumed guide - meet in Base Court, 11.00.

Can't find what you're looking for? Find information on dress code, lost property and more.

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The King's Great Bedchamber, looking north. 

Objects seen include the state bed (1716) carved by Richard Roberts (active 1714-29), "Purchase of the Field of Ephron" wall tapestry attributed to Pieter Coeck van Aelst (1502-50) (on the right of the image), also showing part of the ceiling painting (c1701) by Antonio Verrio (c. 1639-1707).
Things to see

Enjoy the beautiful State Apartments and private rooms of William III and Mary II at Hampton Court Palace as part of your visit.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

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

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Portraits and other works of art on display at the Cumberland Art Gallery at Hampton Court Palace.
Highlights Things to see

Discover masterpieces by Rembrandt, Caravaggio, van Dyck, and more at the Cumberland Art Gallery at Hampton Court Palace.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)