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Members-Only Ghost Tours

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

Uncover the mystery and history of spine-tingling stories after dark

Prepare yourself for a night of nail-biting ghost stories from the haunted history of Hampton Court Palace, in an exclusive Members-Only Ghost Tour this Halloween.

Enjoy a spooky gallivant around the empty courtyards and corridors as you hear the spine-chilling stories of Hampton Court's supernatural past in this 90-minute walking tour.

The tour route includes both indoor and outdoor stops, please wear suitable footwear and clothing. Tours are not suitable for member children under 12 years old.

This event can be made accessible to wheelchair users, please contact us in advance so we are able to make the necessary arrangements.

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21 and 22 October 2023

18:30 and 19:00

Ticketing information

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Price: £15.00

Tours start promptly at 18:30 and 19:00 and will last approximately 90 minutes.

Tickets are limited and subject to availability. Not suitable for those under 12 years old. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

This is a members-only event for named Historic Royal Palaces members only. All attendees must hold a valid membership at the time of the event.

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The Haunted Gallery, looking north. Showing State Apartment Warder, Christian Lax acting as ghost tour guide.  The Haunted Gallery owes its name to the story of the ghost of Catherine Howard, King Henry VIII's fifth wife. Charged with adultery, the young Queen was placed under house arrest at Hampton Court. The story goes that she managed to escape from her rooms and run along the gallery to the Chapel where the King was at Mass. Before she was able to reach him, she was seized by the guards and dragged screaming back to her rooms. It is said that her ghost still shrieks along the gallery. The photograph shows a blurred image behind Christian Lax, representing the ghost of Catherine Howard.
The North Cloister, looking south east. Part of the Ghost Tours route, a robed figure is frequently spotted here. The photograph features a blurred figure, representing the ghostly presence.
Base Court showing a back view of a group of guests (visitors) walking towards the Undercroft entrance at the Hampton Court Palace (HCP) and Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) Showcase.



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