Family Trails

Explore the palace with one of our activity trails.

Explore the palace with one of our activity trails.

When

  • Daily

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Time Explorers Station

Last Sunday of every month and half-term holidays.

Discover the stories and explore the palace with an activity bag from the Time Explorers Station, don’t forget to also pick-up your crown!

Digital Missions

Download the free Time Explorers app to your mobile device before you visit and try our new digital mission for families at Kensington Palace.

Digital missions are interactive adventures played on a mobile device. Meet a character from history, explore all around you, do challenges and win a badge!

Family trail: Make a palace a home

Pick up one of our family trails from the trail stand in White Court.

Recommended for children aged 5 to 11 years.

Download the free Time Explorers app

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Families

Meet a character from history, explore the palace, complete challenges and win a badge in your Digital Mission!

Daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A guide shows a group of visitors the Throne Room in the State Rooms at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. Two red and gold thrones sit at one end of the room and the walls are lined with green silk damask and the walls are lined with historical artwork.
Things to see Tours and talks

Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.

Wednesday to Sunday

Hillsborough Castle

One tour per hour, starting on the hour (first tour: 10:00, final tour: 15:00)

Included in castle tours (members go free)

A Yeoman Warder stands outside the White Tower during a Twilight Tour or the Tower.
Tours and talks

Dare you visit the Tower at night and take one of our Twilight Tours? Discover secrets of the Tower's history with after-hours access.

Selected Sundays in February-April

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Our exclusive glittering and sparkling decoration of the White Tower, the centre of the Tower of London

Tower of London White Tower luxury embroidered hanging decoration

Our exclusive premium decoration of the White Tower, the centre of the Tower of London. Built on the orders of William the Conqueror, the White Tower has now stood for almost 1000 years.

£29.99

This red crown tree decoration has been blown by mouth from glass and is beautifully hand decorated with a thin layer of silver plate added to the inside.

Red crown glass tree decoration

Crowns and coronets are symbolic of royalty and this red crown decoration is the perfect way to remember your visit to the palace.

£14.99

White Tower luxury embroidered hanging decoration features the iconic White Tower with a silhouetted Tower raven perching at the top of the Tower.

White Tower luxury embroidered hanging decoration

This sparkling silver luxury White Tower hanging decoration is hand embroidered using the same metal thread work techniques used to sew royal dresses and finery in centuries past.

£10.99