Historic Royal Palaces
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Royal food and table manners at the Tudor court
In the Tudor period, a monarch’s home was centre of the nation
A brief history of the famous royal gardens
Centuries of ghosts and grim tales
For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals
Luxurious royal lodgings from the 1200s
Enjoy the beautiful State Apartments and private rooms of William III and Mary II at Hampton Court Palace as part of your visit.
Hampton Court Palace
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Get an expert’s guide of what there is to see and do at each palace with one of our State Apartment Warders at Hampton Court.
22 December 2018, 18 January and 16 February 2019
11:00 and 14:00
Looking for a wedding venue? Explore the unique spaces at Hampton Court Palace.
3 March 2019
Skate at London's most dramatic ice rink at the fortress beside the Thames — an unforgettable setting, day or night.
23 November 2018 to 06 January 2019 (closed 25 December)
Tower of London
Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.
First tour: 10:00, final tour: 15:00
Member-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.
16 December 2018 and 24 February 2019
Free (advanced booking required)
Essential information about opening and closing times for the Tower of London.
Can't find the information you need? Browse our FAQs for details of military discount, lost property and more.
Information about the facilities available to visitors at the Tower of London.
Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.
Visiting the Tower in a group? Group discounts and savings are available on our tickets for groups of 15+. Find out more and book online today.
Indulge in a souvenir of your trip to the Tower, from replica armour, jewellery, clothing and costumes, there’s something for everyone in our five gift shops.