Learn more about Henry VIII's favourite sport and get hands-on with the unique equipment
Discover more about real tennis and gain rare access to our historic court in this series of explainer sessions held in the Royal Tennis Courts.
Taking place before every match of The Real Tennis Champions Trophy, these 30-minute sessions will include talks by club professionals and interactive handling sessions.
Learn more about the history of this fast-paced, exciting sport, which kings such as Henry VIII have played at Hampton Court Palace for hundreds of years, and get a feel for the unique balls and racquets.
You can even have a go at hitting a few balls yourself.
Catch a glimpse of the matches in the Tennis Court corridor or watch a live stream in the Undercroft (Information Centre).
Shop our unique collection of Anne Boleyn books, jewellery and gifts. Anne Boleyn's letter jewellery, including her 'B' necklace and 'AB' brooch, are believed to have been passed down to her daughter Elizabeth I.