Historic Royal Palaces
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Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty
Tried and sentenced to death for high treason
Four hundred years of history and the site of a royal execution
Hillsborough Castle has become a place in which to see amazing art
‘The Grandest House in County Down’
The crowning glory of the Banqueting House
Discover the intriguing and unexpected characters depicted on the grand entrance to the King's State Apartments.
Open from 30 July
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Explore the King's Gallery, which was transformed by William Kent to showcase the finest paintings of the Royal Collection.
Marvel at Sir Peter Paul Rubens' ceiling in its original setting of Inigo Jones' spectacular Banqueting House.
See images of James I and Charles I among the important collection of art and sculpture at Banqueting House.
Explore this stylish setting for Georgian entertainment, where Her Majesty The Queen still hosts dinners.
Included in combined castle tour and gardens tickets (members go free)
Start your tour in the magnificent state entrance, where royals, politicians and peacemakers all enter the castle.
Find out more about the gallery and the display of works from the Royal Collection at Hampton Court Palace.
Historic Royal Palaces Collections
80 new dragons now adorn the Great Pagoda at Kew once more, following a major conservation project by Historic Royal Palaces.