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Hampton Court Palace ice rink

Get your skates on and glide around this stunning outdoor ice rink

Get your skates on and glide around this stunning outdoor ice rink

Immerse yourself in the quintessential winter experience at Hampton Court Palace Ice Rink 2023!

Bundle up in warm layers, gather your friends and family, and delight in the magnificent views of this beautiful Tudor palace while gracefully gliding around our stunning outdoor rink.

Whether you’re skating under the stars with your loved one or creating unforgettable memories on a delightful day out with the kids, Hampton Court Palace Ice Rink offers the perfect setting for an enchanting winter adventure.

So, lace up your skates, embrace the captivating atmosphere and let the timeless charm of this historic palace make your experience truly exceptional. Make a day of it and also book a ticket to explore Henry VIII's famous home, decked in its festive best.

Delicious Winter Treats

Skating is hungry work, so indulge yourself in a delicious selection of festive refreshments from the onsite café and bar, which will be serving up hearty winter warmers, indulgent sweet and savoury treats and a wide range of festive beverages.

Everyone is welcome in this relaxing festive spot, whether you're a skater or spectator.


Daily 17 November 2023 - 07 January 2024 (excluding Christmas Day)

10:00-21:00 (20:00 last skate)

Ticketing information

Adults: from £19
Children 3-12 years: from £14
Family of 4: from £53
An additional booking fee of £1.30 applies

Historic Royal Palaces members receive 15% discount Monday to Thursday, valid 17 November to 21 December.

Admission to the palace requires a separate ticket. Please check opening times for the day of your visit.

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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Important Information

We recommend that you pre-book and arrive 15-30 minutes before your session to get ready to take to the ice. For parking, public transport recommendations and other general information relating to the palace, please visit our Getting Here page. On your visit to Hampton Court Palace Ice Rink, your safety is our top priority.

A family skating photo taken at the ice rink at Hampton Court Palace. The stunning historical backdrop creates a unique festive experience for everyone.
Hampton Court Palace ice rink, looking east towards the palace lit up with coloured lights.


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