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Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace

Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace

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: £26.30
  • Child: £13.10

Opening times

01 November to 17 December 2023 
Wednesday - Sunday: 10.00 to 16.00. Last Admission: 15.00.

There are temporary route closures in place around the palace. Please check our opening times page for all closures including palace closures before a visit. 

Getting here

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

Visit essentials

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

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.

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

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

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 now open for the 2023-24 academic year.

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

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

Food and drink

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

Food and drink at the palace
Cake and coffee Tiltyard Cafe

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
Base Court, showing a female member of Royal Historic Palaces staff posing as a visitor using the Digital visitor Guide (DVG).

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
Someone holding the Digital Visual Guide at Hampton Court Palace with the blue BSL logo

Got a question?

Browse our frequently asked questions to help plan your visit. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Explore Hampton Court Palace film locations

Left to right: Cyril Nri as Lord Danbury, Arsema Thomas as Young Agatha Danbury in episode 101 of Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. Credit: Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2023

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.


  • Things to see

Hampton Court Gardens

Take time to explore and relax in these world-renowned gardens and find our free entry Garden Open Days dates.

  • Open in line with palace opening hours
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

Great Hall

Experience the splendour of the Tudor court in Henry VIII's Great Hall, complete with his magnificent tapestries.

  • Open
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

Henry VIII's Kitchens

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

  • Open
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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