Garden trails

Updated 2 July. Following government guidance, some of the outdoor spaces at Hampton Court Palace are now open Wednesday-Sunday. Palace interiors will re-open 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)

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