As the festive season approaches, the Historic Royal Palaces shop has everything you need to bring a smile to a loved one’s face this Christmas, with an extensive range of historic-inspired giftware. From fun stocking-fillers to commemorative china, and hand-made decorations to delicate jewellery, there’s something for everyone this festive season. Visit our online shop www.historicroyalpalaces.com to order for delivery, or why not make a day of it and visit one of our onsite palace stores as part of a visit to our iconic landmark locations.
As an independent charity, every item purchased helps to support the care of the magnificent buildings, gardens and collections looked after by Historic Royal Palaces – the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, Banqueting House, and Hillsborough Castle and Gardens in Northern Ireland.
Royal reminders of a Coronation year
Commemorate the Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla with this magnificent range of fine bone china, featuring the Royal Coat of Arms and trimmed with 22ct gold. Exclusive to Historic Royal Palaces, this collection will make for a special heirloom and memento of this historic Coronation year.
Price: £30.00 - £75.00
This luxury hand-embroidered decoration is a must-have for any royal fan to remember the Coronation celebrations for years to come.
Treat a special man in your life this Christmas with this unique sweatshirt in a flattering navy blue colour. The detailed gold crown and ‘KING’ lettering set this casual winter garment apart from the rest. A matching sweatshirt is also available for the “Queen” of your family.
For the history lover
The latest release from Joint Chief Curator Tracy Borman details the dramatic relationship between Anne Boleyn and her daughter, the future Elizabeth I. Shedding light on two of the most famous and influential women in history, this book tells the story of Anne Boleyn’s relationship with, and influence over Elizabeth, pieced together from original documents and artefacts. Limited signed copies are available.
Henry VIII and wives decorations set
Reunite Henry VIII and his six wives on your Christmas tree this year with this set of handmade decorations. Each of these iconic figures from Tudor history is created using metal and silk threads on a satin background for a luxurious finish. The ultimate Christmas decoration for a Tudor enthusiast!
Preparing a delicious Christmas dinner can be an uphill battle, so arm your favourite chef with this fun apron inspired by a suit of armour made for Henry VIII in 1540, which is on display at the Tower of London. The original armour was made to fit Henry VIII’s body exactly, conveying his power and wealth, but this apron is designed to fit all shapes and sizes of modern chef. Practical and historically accurate!
An unforgettable gift for the Tudor fan in your life, gift them their very own version of Anne Boleyn’s iconic ‘B’ necklace, now available in all 26 letters of the alphabet. Each necklace is strung with synthetic pearls and comes complete with gold-plated letter pendant.
Keep your most treasured possessions safe in this charming little jewellery box, topped with a regal crown decoration shining with diamantes.
The perfect handbag accessory, this unique gold mirror with an elegant crown design comes in a luxurious velvet pouch for safe-keeping.
Brighten up their morning cuppa with this quintessentially British mug, depicting marching guards in alternating rows, decked out in their iconic red tunics and black bearskins.
Something a little special…
Play your part in supporting Historic Royal Palaces in 2024 by giving your loved one the gift of membership. Offering access to some of Britain’s most iconic historic sites, the lucky recipient can walk in the footsteps of King Henry VIII at Hampton Court Palace, learn about 300 years of young royals at Kensington Palace, visit the ravens at the Tower of London or explore 100 acres of woodland at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. While the gift itself might last a year, the ensuing memories are sure to last a lifetime.
Price: Individual adult membership from £55
For a truly memorable gift this festive season, why not sponsor a stone for a friend or loved one from our online interactive White Tower wall? Each sponsorship lasts until May 2026, and includes a certificate of sponsorship, as well as seeing the chosen name on the virtual wall of the iconic fortress, which can then be shared with others. Sponsors can choose by location or price to become the custodian of a special piece of British history.
Price: From £10.00
Notes to editors
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Historic Royal Palaces is a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world. We create space for spirits to stir and be stirred. We want everyone to feel welcome and accepted. We tell stories about the monarchs you know and the lives you don’t. We let people explore and we set minds racing. We are a charity and your support gives the palaces a future, for everyone.
Registered charity number 1068852. For more information visit www.hrp.org.uk
Browse through our beautiful range of Christmas decorations, ornaments and baubles.
Discover our unique collection of Anne Boleyn books, jewellery and gifts, including her 'B' necklace which you can personalise with your chosen initial.