Historic Royal Palaces
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Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty
‘The Grandest House in County Down’
The crowning glory of the Banqueting House
Four hundred years of history and the site of a royal execution
Marvel at Sir Peter Paul Rubens' ceiling in its original setting of Inigo Jones' spectacular Banqueting House.
Experience James I's breathtaking Banqueting Hall, created in 1622 as a venue for extravagant Jacobean entertainments.
Enjoy the beautiful State Apartments and private rooms of William III and Mary II at Hampton Court Palace as part of your visit.
Open daily (State Apartments closed 26 November-07 December 2018)
Hampton Court Palace
Discover the intriguing and unexpected characters depicted on the grand entrance to the King's State Apartments.
Explore the King's Gallery, which was transformed by William Kent to showcase the finest paintings of the Royal Collection.
Explore the beautiful private rooms at Kensington Palace that were once used by Queen Mary II for relaxation and sleep.
80 new dragons now adorn the Great Pagoda at Kew once more, following a major conservation project by Historic Royal Palaces.
Art and decorative arts collections at Historic Royal Palaces.