Historic Royal Palaces
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Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty
How did Anne Boleyn become queen and why did Henry VIII execute her?
Renaissance Prince or terrible Tudor? Who was the real Henry VIII?
Was Elizabeth’s 44-year reign really a ‘golden era’ of English history?
The life and death of Henry VIII’s 'most faithful servant'
Henry VIII's historic meeting with his great rival François I in 1520 was a defining point in his reign
Get ready for Tudor Summer School! Bring the whole family to Hampton Court Palace this summer and test your knowledge on the Tudors.
Wednesday - Sunday, 12 to 23 August
Hampton Court Palace
Performances are 40 minutes
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Wander through this treasure of the Hampton Court Gardens, which was once Charles II's formal pleasure garden and is now a wild meadow.
Learn why people ended up as prisoners in the Tower of London, in the very rooms where some of them were held.
Tower of London
Experience the splendour of the Tudor court in Henry VIII's Great Hall, complete with his magnificent tapestries.
Take time to explore and relax in these world-renowned gardens without the usual crowds.
Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
Transport yourself back to the heyday of Tudor feasting and entertainment in Henry VIII's Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.
Explore the home of Henry VIII, his wives and children with an admission ticket to Hampton Court Palace.
Find out how Christmas was celebrated at Hampton Court Palace in this Key Stage 1 taught session.
Find out how Christmas was celebrated at Hampton Court Palace in this taught session for Key Stage 2 students.
Explore the history behind the spectacular Line of Kings exhibition at the Tower.
A team of 42 gardeners and specialists look after the 60 acres of formal gardens and 750 acres of royal parkland at Hampton Court Palace.
Browse some of the highlights at Hampton Court Gardens.