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CPD and Training for teachers

We value our work with teachers highly and are currently working on new, specialised sessions that use the stories of our palaces to enhance your teaching practice. 

Look out for new training opportunities here or join our Teacher Network to be notified by email. 

Join our teacher network

We design our schools programmes in collaboration with teachers. Join our Teacher Network to get involved.

How to Join

Teacher familiarisation days

Our familiarisation days are offered free of charge to all teachers who are leading, or thinking of leading, a school visit to one of our sites. 

They are specifically designed to assist teachers in their planning and enhance their knowledge and skills ensuring that they lead their visit with confidence. 

Find out more using the links below:

Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace Hillsborough Castle and Gardens (Northern Ireland)


Anne of Cleves

‘I like her not.’ The wife rejected by Henry VIII

Catherine Howard

A young woman whose marriage to Henry VIII would end in tragedy

The Field of Cloth of Gold

Henry VIII's historic meeting with his great rival François I in 1520 was a defining point in his reign

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Shop Christmas collection

Make the festive season one to cherish and remember with our selection of wonderful history-inspired gifts, tree decorations and delicious food and drink.

From £2.50

Shop Coronation gifts

Celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III with beautiful commemorative souvenirs and gifts.

From £4.00

Crown Pride Pin Badge

This pride pin badge is exclusively available from Historic Royal Palaces and shows our logo in the vibrant colours of the rainbow.