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Members-Only Little Banqueting House Tours

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

Secrets of the Little Banqueting House

Step inside our Banqueting House and you enter the early 18th century world of William III - a haven in the gardens, with views of the river - where richly dressed courtiers once relaxed.

On this members-only tour, expert guides, Siobhan Clarke and Sarah Slater, will explain the origins of the building, its art and Grace & Favour history. See Antonio Verrio’s amorous Adventures of the Gods - paintings so salacious they were once completely covered up! Members will also explore downstairs, taking a peek at a hidden Tudor under-croft and the private garden, which once housed the king’s aviary of exotic birds.

The Little Banqueting House is accessed by a handful of steps. Inside, there are a few steeper steps to get downstairs. For these reasons, and due to the historic nature of this space, this event is not accessible for wheelchair users. Please email us with any accessibility concerns at [email protected] prior to booking.


02 April 2024

14:00 and 16:00

Ticketing information

Tickets are sold out.

Price: £20.00

Tours start promptly at 14:00 and 16:00 and last for approximately 60 minutes.

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.

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. Please note that some of the paintings include naked imagery.

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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Group meet outside Little Banqueting House.
View of Little Banqueting Hall.
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