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Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace

Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace

Visit essentials

Map and facilities

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

  • 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.

  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Free audio guide
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Dog owner guidance
  • Hand washing and hand sanitiser facilities 


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

Accessible parking on-site (9 bays)and carer tickets are available.


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.

Group visits

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).

School visits

Bookings are now open for the 2022-23 academic year.

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

Bridgerton filming locations you can visit at Hampton Court Palace

Explore a number of the locations at Hampton Court Palace used in the filming of the hit Netflix show Bridgerton, and discover the history behind the real-life spaces.

Hampton Court Palace Visitor Map

Download Hampton Court Palace visitor map
A visitor uses the DVG in Base Court at Hampton Court Palace

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 your admission ticket.

Two female visitors with food and drinks on a tray. The cafe till area is seen in the background.

Stop for lunch on your visit

Visit our Tiltyard café providing a selection of food and drink including hot and cold food options with drinks, pastries, cookies, muffins and cakes.

View of the Maze at Hampton Court Palace

Frequently asked questions

Browse our frequently asked questions to help with planning your visit. 

Base Court, looking west from above.

Special effects creative photography using a tilt-shift lens. This selectively focuses the image and gives a miniaturised effect. This image focuses on the main courtyard and a group of visitors.

What to expect on your visit

For the safety, health and comfort of our visitors, staff and volunteers, we continue to follow the latest government guidelines.