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Members-Only Minibeast Hunt

in the Kitchen Garden

in the Kitchen Garden

Become a wildlife explorer at Hampton Court Palace on this members-only hunt around our recreated 18th century Kitchen Garden.

Pick up a worksheet and a magnifying glass to begin your search for minibeasts. The Kitchen Garden is a hive of activity boasting insects big and small, including ants, worms, beetles, snails, bumble bees and more. Look under leaves, inside pots and have a go at digging. Tick off the minibeasts as you go, will you find them all? 

Worksheet and magnifying glass included in the cost of activity and are to keep. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Activity recommended for children aged between 5 and 7 years old.  

Advance booking required to guarantee participation. Bookings on the day will be accommodated depending on availability; tickets purchased via your member login.

The Kitchen Garden is an active garden, growing a variety of fruit, vegetables and herbs. Please email us with any allergy concerns at [email protected] prior to booking.

When

05 and 19 August 2024

10:30 - 13:00

Ticketing information

Tickets for 05 August are available to book now. Tickets for 19 August will go on sale 16 July at noon.

Bookable slots every 30 minutes.

Tickets are limited and subject to availability. Activity recommended for children aged between 5 and 7 years old. One worksheet and magnifying glass per paid child.  

This is a members-only event for named Historic Royal Palaces members only. Participants must hold a valid membership.


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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Members enjoying a family mini beast hunt in the kitchen gardens, August 2019.
Members enjoying a family mini beast hunt in the kitchen gardens, August 2019.
A female adult and two children enjoying a "mini beast hunt" in the Kitchen Garden.

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