Family trails

When

  • Available daily

Ticketing information

Family trails are available from the Information Centre.  

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Explore Hampton Court Palace together with one of our activity trails or try a digital mission

Family trails

Packed with quizzes, activities, facts and illustrations, our free family trails are the perfect way to explore Hampton Court Palace as a family.

Hard copies are available at the palace's Information Centre after you have purchased your tickets. When you've completed one, bring it back for a prize!

Family-friendly audio guide tours

Hold the stories of Hampton Court Palace in your hand and experience history where it happened with audio guide tours designed for families. Take a fun family tour of Henry VIII’s kitchens or even a dramatised tour of Henry VIII’s Apartments. 

Your audio guide is included in your palace admission ticket and can be collected from the Information Centre, located in Base Court.

Digital missions

Download the free Time Explorers app to your mobile device before you visit and try our digital missions for families at Hampton Court Palace.

Digital Missions are interactive adventures played on a mobile device. Meet characters from history, explore all around you, do challenges and win a badge!

Children's birthday parties

We offer bespoke birthday parties to keep your Little Tudors entertained, intrigued and informed.

Find out more about children's birthday parties.

Children doing Digital Missions at Hampton Court Palace
A family of two women, a boy and a girl look around them in the Chapel Court of Hampton Court Palace
families interacting taking part in the Great Palace Quest

Explore more family activities

Georgian architect stands in Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace, looking up at the Tudor building
Families Tours and talks

Shh! You're invited on a special mission… meet characters from history and explore the palace with the Time Explorers app.

Daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Families

Explore the palace gardens this summer and discover the colourful dragons lurking among the trees and plants.

Daily until 03 November 2019

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Children run through the Hampton Court Palace Maze in the sunshine under a blue sky. Trees and other parkland can be seen in the background.
Highlights Things to see

Lose yourself in the most famous maze in the world. The Hampton Court Maze is still baffling visitors after 300 years.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Peter Rabbit my first library book collection 2001001, My first Peter Rabbit soft toy 8003005, My first Flopsy Bunny soft toy 8003006, Peter Rabbit board book 40110.

Shop Children's Toys

Discover our range of traditional toys and games inspired by Historic Royal Palaces. Bring history to life with our fun selection of toys and games inspired by our British heritage.

From £4.99

Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace in the sunshine

Shop Hampton Court Palace Gifts

Our gifts and souvenirs are are inspired by over 500 years of history from Hampton Court Palace.

From £4.99

Gift collection of Medieval inspired gifts from Historic Royal Palaces Shop

Shop medieval gifts

Explore one of the most exciting times in history with our high end range of arms and armour and medieval fancy dress

From £6.99