On 27 June the Magic Garden will close at 17.00. Last entry will be at 16.00.

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Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace.

Visit essentials

Eating

All our food is seasonally inspired and freshly prepared.

The Privy Kitchen Café: traditional food, hot drinks

The Tiltyard: self-service restaurant, children's meals

Fountain Court Café: afternoon teas, restaurant setting

Shopping

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

All of our shops will be open throughout your visit, offering everything from souvenirs and gifts, to fine jewellery. You can also shop online and non-EU residents can buy tax-free.

Palace facilities

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

  • Toilets and cloakrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Maps
  • Photography and filming
  • Baby changing
  • Health and Safety advice
  • Sport and leisure

Accessibility

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

Dedicated facilities, tours and wheelchair hire are available. There are also concession tickets, with free entry for carers. Download an accessibility guide for more information.

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.

School visits

We offer everything you need for the perfect educational visit.

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.

Come face to face with mysterious mythical beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden.

01 April - 29 October 2017

Summer only

Explore the Chocolate Kitchens at Hampton Court, painstakingly restored by skilled conservationists and opened for the first time in almost 300 years.

Open daily

Shh! You are invited on a special mission...download the app and explore the palace stories.

Open daily