Family trails

When

  • Available daily

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Explore Kensington Palace together with one of our activity trails or try a digital mission

'Make a palace a home' family trail

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

Recommended for children aged 5 to 11 years.

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!

Time Explorers station

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!

Available the last Sunday of every month and during half-term holidays.

Full-length, standing, facing the viewer, head turned half to the right, wearing a white dress with a diaphanous blue wrap, holding a posie of flowers in her right hand; beside a path in a parkland setting, with Kensington Palace in the distance, on the right.
Things to see Highlights

Discover the story of Princess Victoria, the young girl destined to be queen, in the rooms where she was born and raised at Kensington Palace.

Daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

An artist character stood painting in Kensington Palace
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)

Children taking part in a storytelling session inside the historic spaces.
Families

Join in our lively, interactive storytelling sessions for under 7's and their families at Kensington Palace.

Second Sunday of every month

Kensington Palace

11:45, 12:45, 13:45 and 14:45. Duration 20 minutes.

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The East Front Gardens after Kensington Palace renovations looking south-west towards the palace, 24 May 2012. Showing visitors in the grounds. 

Part of the Kensington Palace project, ‘Welcome to Kensington - a palace for everyone’, an undertaking over two years (2010-12) of major refurbishments (renovation) at Kensington, including new gardens.

Shop Kensington Palace Gifts

These official gifts and souvenirs are all inspired by Kensington Palace's rich royal stories, past and present.

From £7.99

Lifestyle setting, gifts for her.  Faux sapphire choker, Diamante floral spray brooch and sterling silver brooch with diamante accents in classic bow shape.

Shop Kensington Palace Jewellery

Originally the childhood home of Queen Victoria, later home to Princess Margaret and Princess Diana and now the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kensington Palace is one of the more fashionable and stylish of our palaces.

From £14.99

Queen Victoria inspired mug

Shop Victoria: Woman and Crown

A collection of gifts based on the latest Victoria Woman and Crown exhibition at Kensington Palace, including exclusively designed for Historic Royal Palaces, our Royal Victoria collection inspired by iconic symbols from Queen Victoria's reign.

From £12.99