Family trails

Updated 2 July. Following government guidance, some of the outdoor spaces at Hampton Court Palace are now open Wednesday-Sunday. Palace interiors will reopen 17 July. The Magic Garden and Maze remain closed. Please read our visit information



Ticketing information

Family trails are available onsite.  

Included in palace admission (members go free)

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Explore Hampton Court Palace gardens together with one of our activity trails

Family trails

Our free family trails are the perfect way to explore Hampton Court Palace gardens as a family.

'Follow the Molecatcher'

Help Tobias Gibbons, molecatcher to Elizabeth I, to find all of the Tudor characters that have escaped from the palace into the gardens.

Copies are available to collect onsite.


Figures made from wicker in a jousting pose.
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
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

Close up of a Henry VIII hanging decoration in the Henry Shop

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