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Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace.

Essential information for visiting Hampton Court Palace.

Visit essentials

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.

  • Maps
  • 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.

Dedicated facilities, 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, 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.

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
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Grab a coffee or a slice of cake

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

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A live interpreter dressed as a Tudor Lady and a Live Interpreter dressed as a Tudor Gentlemen are kneeling on either side of a padlocked chest in the Great Watching Chamber. They are arguing.
Families Events

Step into the dangerous declining years of Henry’s VIII’s reign. Choose your enemies, choose your friends, but choose wisely.

Saturdays and Sundays only until 21 October 2018

Hampton Court Palace

11:00, 12:30, 14:00 and 15:30

Illustration of the entrance to Hampton Court Palace, two beasts on either side and 'Beast Quest' logo in the center.
Families Highlights

A dark wizard has brought the Beasts of the palace to life. To stop them, you’ll need brains, bravery and magic. Do you have what it takes?

20 October - 28 October 2018

Hampton Court Palace

11:00-16:00

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Families Highlights

Prepare to be swept away by the seasonal atmosphere of Hampton Court Palace as the stunning ice rink returns for another year.

23 November 2018 to 06 January 2019 (closed 25 December)

Hampton Court Palace

Monday-Friday: 11:00-21:00; Saturday-Sunday: 10:00-21:00