His Royal Highness The Prince Philip,
Duke of Edinburgh

Historic Royal Palaces joins the Royal Family and millions of people across the country in mourning the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page.

 

 

Garden trails

9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page

When

Summer 2020


Ticketing information

Family trails are available onsite.


Included in palace admission (members go free)

Buy Hampton Court Palace garden tickets

Garden trails

Enjoy seasonal highlights, wildlife, history and Instagram views in our garden summer trails.

Collect a trail from the East Gate.

History and Horticulture garden trail

Gardens Manager, Grahame Dillamore takes you on a one-way route round our summer highlights, favourite plants and top seasonal tips.

Follow the Molecatcher garden family trail

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

Dragon head wicker sculpture