Updated 2 July. Following government guidance, some of the outdoor spaces at Hampton Court Palace are now open Wednesday-Sunday. Palace interiors will reopen 17 July. The Magic Garden and Maze remain closed. Please read our visit information
Learn about the favourite game of Henry VIII at the Royal Tennis Court, where kings and other courtiers once enjoyed this fast-paced and exciting sport.
This is your opportunity to get close to some Real Tennis professionals and see them in action.
Come and enjoy a glass of wine, too, which might help you figure out the rather complex rules.
Immerse yourself in Tudor history as we reunite stunning works of art, gold, weapons, manuscripts and clothing from the Field of Cloth of Gold, Henry VIII's legendary encounter with his great rival François I of France.
Hampton Court Palace
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Discover books inspired by the palaces in our care, learn about fascinating periods of British history, including our official palace guide books, children's books and more.