Opening and closing times

Information on seasonal hours and palace or route closures

Information on seasonal hours and palace or route closures

Opening times

Opening days and hours vary.


Summer (28 March - 30 September)

04 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

Wednesday - Sunday: 10.00 to 17.30. Last Admission: 16.30

Half term - 30 May 2022 to 05 June 2022

Daily from 10.00 - 17.30. Last Admission: 16.30

06 June 2022 and 07 June 2022 - Closed

08 June 2022 to 24 July 2022

Wednesday - Sunday: 10.00 to 17.30. Last Admission: 16.30

25 July 2022 to 04 September 2022

Daily from 10.00 - 17.30. Last Admission: 16.30

07 September 2022 to 30 September 2022

Wednesday – Sunday: 10.00 to 17.30. Last Admission: 16.30


Winter (06 September - 27 March)

Gardens Open Days


The gardens will be open for free entry on the following dates throughout the year.

  • 04-10 July
  • 10-11 September
  • 19-20 November

Palace and route closures

Palace closures

Please note Hampton Court Palace is closed on the following dates:

Monday 06 June 2022

Tuesday 07 June 2022

Other closures

Please note the following will be closed during various dates throughout 2022:

Base Court

01 - 30 June

Cartoon Gallery

31 May

05 October, from 14.00

King's Guard Chamber

Early closure on the following dates:

05 August, closes at 15.45

09 September, closes at 16.30

Little Banqueting House 

Closed until further notice.

Palace Gardens and Home Park closures

The East Front will be closed on the following dates:

25 August - 06 September 2022: Closed for the Summer Food Festival build and for the Concours of Elegance which is a separate ticketed event held in the East Front Gardens each year. Tickets for this event can be purchased here.

A walkway will be available so visitors can walk from The Privy Garden to The Wilderness via the East Gate and vice versa.   

Privy Garden

There will be no access to the Privy Garden on 31 May from 16.30.

The 20th Century Garden 

Closed until further notice.

Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon and 10k

Please note that the Half Marathon and 10k will take place in Home Park and the East Front Gardens on the following dates but will remain open for visitors:

Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon:

Sunday 26 March 2023 

Hampton Court Palace 10k:

Sunday 22 May 2022

Sunday 20 November 2022

Sunday 21 May 2023

Sunday 19 November 2023