Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula


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Access information

Those attending a service in the Chapel should enter the Tower via the Middle Drawbridge. Access to other areas of the Tower requires the purchase of a ticket.

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Sunday services

09:15 - Holy Communion.
11:00 - Matins (sung).
11:00 - Holy Communion (sung), normally on the last Sunday of the month.

Services are every Sunday, except during August and on the Sunday following Christmas and Easter.


Contact the Tower Chaplain

Hours: 09:00 - 17:00, Monday to Friday
Contact Centre: +44 (0)20 3166 6000

The Chapel is open to ticket holders only daily from 15:30-16:15 (winter) or 16:30-17:15 (summer). Access outside these times is only possible on a Yeoman Warder guided tour.

The Chapel may close at short notice for services and events within the chapel, planned closures will be advertised in advance.

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Marvel at the magnificent vaulted ceiling and attend a service in The Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace. The church has been in use for nearly 500 years.

Open daily

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Open daily

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Experience the recreated Kitchen Garden, which would have fed the Georgian royals and now supply Henry VIII's Kitchens.

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