Historic Royal Palaces
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The royal power couple
An elegant retreat for Britain's royal family
A fabulously extravagant early 17th century court entertainment
Tried and sentenced to death for high treason
Four hundred years of history and the site of a royal execution
Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty
Find out what remains of Whitehall – known as one of the first examples of Palladianism in British architecture.
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Walk in the footsteps of the condemned King and stand on the spot of Charles I's execution, just outside Banqueting House.
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.
9 May and 8 June 2019
Hampton Court Palace
11:00 and 14:00
Free (advanced booking required)
Experience James I's breathtaking Banqueting Hall, created in 1622 as a venue for extravagant Jacobean entertainments.
Marvel at Sir Peter Paul Rubens' ceiling in its original setting of Inigo Jones' spectacular Banqueting House.
Explore the vaulted drinking den beneath the Banqueting House, which was used by James I for decadent royal parties.
Discover an abundance of colour in the Hampton Court Palace gardens this Easter as our tulips and other spring flowers come into bloom.
Find filming locations for The Favourite, learn more about the history behind the film and find out about Queen Anne's legacy at Hampton Court Palace.
Explore the history behind the spectacular Line of Kings exhibition at the Tower.