Historic Royal Palaces
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It is known as an infamous prison, but it wasn't built to be one
For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer histories in our palaces
Centuries-old traditions of the Tower of London
Known as the ‘Nine Day Queen’, Lady Jane had the shortest reign in British history
Luxurious royal lodgings from the 1200s
Explore the stories of the Princes in the Tower and Sir Walter Raleigh in the infamous Bloody Tower.
Tower of London
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Experience the splendour of the Tudor court in Henry VIII's Great Hall, complete with his magnificent tapestries.
Hampton Court Palace
Discover captivating stories of pain and passion, treachery and torture with our Yeoman Warder tours at the Tower of London.
Wander through the lavish rooms of the King's State Apartments, each one grander than the last, at Kensington Palace.
Discover the intriguing and unexpected characters depicted on the grand entrance to the King's State Apartments.
Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family inside Hillsborough Castle.
Included in combined castle tour and gardens tickets (members go free)
Examples of conservation research projects at Historic Royal Palaces.