Rise and Roar: quiet session in The Magic Garden

A quiet session aimed at children and young people with Autism, and their families and carers.

A quiet session aimed at children and young people with Autism, and their families and carers.

Update 5 November: In line with government guidance, Hampton Court Palace is now closed until 2 December, but our gardens are open at the weekends only. Please read our FAQs




Ticketing information

In line with government guidance, our Rise & Roar sessions are cancelled until further notice.

Tickets can be booked on-site and over the phone on +44 (0)33 3320 6000.

Members*: Free (ticket required)

Adult (18-64 years): £8.60
Child (3-15 years): £6.40
Concession (65+ years and 16-17 years): £7.70
Carer: Free (ticket required)
Infant (under 3 years): Free (ticket required)

*Valid membership cards accepted only. Valued members can book their free tickets by calling +44 (0) 33 3320 6000. Thank you for supporting Historic Royal Palaces.

Carer tickets are limited to 1 per booking. Should you require more, please call +44 (0) 33 3320 6000 and one of our advisors will be happy to help.

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

In line with government guidance, our Rise & Roar sessions are cancelled until further notice.

Join us for a quiet session in The Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace, aimed at those living with or caring for someone with Autism, or those who have any other sensory needs, and their families and carers.

During this session, we will be permitting fewer people than usual and making adjustments to the experience of visiting this unique playground. We hope these changes will enable you to enjoy the Magic Garden alongside others who understand and empathise with the challenges faced when trying to plan an activity or day out.

Those attending the session will be able to enter at 09:30 and the session will end at 11:00. The Magic Garden will be open to everyone at 11:15 and will therefore start to get busy very quickly. Your ticket will only be valid for that date and time stated.

Tickets will also enable you to enter the maze (open from 10:00). 

Important information

Each group member, including our valued Members and those aged under three years, must have a ticket.

Tickets will be posted with an event letter. Supporting information will be emailed.

Up to three infant tickets per booking are permitted (up to two infants for joint and individual members).

No more than one carer permitted per group and one booking per person/membership. For family 1A and Family 2A (or Group) the number of tickets issued will be for those named on the membership account only. Membership card must be shown upon arrival.

Adult child ratio of 1:5.

Please refer to the full FAQs in order to plan and get the most from your visit.

Boy playing on the large dragon sculpture in the Magic Garden

About The Magic Garden

The Magic Garden is a unique, interactive play garden, inspired by the history and stories of Hampton Court Palace.

Built on the site of Henry VIII's former tiltyard, the garden includes a range of exciting elements for children and families to explore: from tiltyard towers and aerial walkways to a dragon, a mythical beasts' lair, a huge bejewelled crown and an underground grotto.

A boy holds up a toy sword and shouts as children play in the background at the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace

Meet mysterious beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace.

Weekends only

Hampton Court Palace

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Children run through the Hampton Court Palace Maze in the sunshine under a blue sky. Trees and other parkland can be seen in the background.
Things to see

Lose yourself in the most famous maze in the world. The Hampton Court Maze is still baffling visitors after 300 years.


Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The Main Lawn. Showing shrubs in the foreground and trees seen across the lawn.
Things to see

Discover the ornamental lawns, meandering waterways, peaceful woodlands and picturesque glens that surround Hillsborough Castle.


Hillsborough Castle

Included in gardens admission (members go free)

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