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
Visit Hampton Court Palace this half term if you dare! The palace has reputedly been the site of many strange and spine tingling encounters over the centuries. Come and discover some of the strange happenings which have given Hampton Court Palace its spooky reputation.
There are tales of ghostly animals, a robed figure and sightings of a woman drifting through the Haunted Gallery.
Bring the family to the palace this half term and join our spooktacular ghostly trail. Everyone is encouraged to come in their best scary Halloween costumes and share a selfie with us on Facebook and Instagram! #palacephoto
Are there really ghosts at Hampton Court Palace?
There are seven eerie, ghostly tales to discover.