Medieval Life

When

  • 30 October - 23 December 2017 and 02 January - 09 February 2018
11:00–12:30 and 13:30–15:30

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission

Step back seven hundred years in time and into the palace of King Edward I, Hammer of the Scots. Enter a world a world of chivalrous knights and beautiful ladies, troublesome lords and royal prisoners. There are money problems at home, too, as the King leads his armies off to war.

Join the knights and ladies at any time between 11:00-12:30 and 13:30-15:30

Venue: Medieval Palace

Explore what's on

Fountain Court, looking west. The courtyard fountain can just be seen through an archway on the left.

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.

21 December 2017. 20 January, 08 February and 10 March 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Member only Tours and talks

Tours begin at 11:00 and 14:00

Sculpture of a polar bear

Discover the fascinating stories of the many exotic animals kept at the Tower of London and explore how they lived in the Royal Menagerie.

Open daily

Tower of London

Families Things to see

Built between 1526 and 1529, the royal tennis courts at Hampton Court Palace were used regularly by Henry VIII and you can view them as part of your visit.

Summer only

Hampton Court Palace

Things to see

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Princess Diana collector's edition cover Harper's Bazaar magazine designed exclusively for Diana: Her Fashion Story.

Limited Edition Princess Diana Harper's Bazaar

Princess Diana collector's edition cover Harper's Bazaar magazine designed exclusively for Diana: Her Fashion Story.

£4.50

King Henry VIII deluxe dress up costume

King Henry VIII deluxe dress up costume

Children’s King Henry VIII dress up costume featuring luxurious Tudor robes made from satin and velour, trimmed with faux fur.

£29.99

The Lionheart sword is a representation of the sword that Richard I, fearless warrior, carried in his quest for Jerusalem.

Richard the Lionheart sword

The Lionheart sword is a representation of the sword that Richard I, fearless warrior, carried in his quest for Jerusalem.

£200.00