Term dates, admission rates, booking information, what's included, access and facilities
All school groups must book in advance. Please select first and second choice dates. Be aware that dates will sell out a long time in advance. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Our sessions can accommodate up to 35 students. Browse current sessions on offer.
In order to obtain the subsidised entry rate, we require bookings at least 2 months in advance, and payment is due 6 weeks prior to the visit. We often sell out of the subsidised entry rate, so please do provide as much notice as possible in order to avoid disappointment.
If you book with less than 6 weeks’ notice we will require payment immediately and your cancellation and amendment deadline will be 5pm the same day that the booking is confirmed.School Sessions Terms and Conditions Safeguarding Security Statement
Under 5s Free
Age 5-15 (KS 1-4) £3.85
Age 16 and over (KS5 and above) £5.40
International Students (including Missions)
Under 5s Free
Age 5-15 £5.95
Age 16 and over £7.45
Teachers and adults
Up to agreed ratios Free
Adults needed for 1:1 assistance Free
Additional adults 2017/18 £22.82
Sessions have an additional cost
Minimum adult to student ratios:
Age 6 (KS1) and under 1:5
Age 7 (KS2) to 18 1:10
SEND groups will determine their own ratio.
Groups with an inadequate number of accompanying adults may not be admitted.
Monday 4 September – Friday 15 December
Monday 11 September - Tuesday 5 December
Monday 8 January – Thursday 29 March
Monday 15 January – Thursday 29 March
Monday 16 April – Friday 20 July
Monday 16 April – Friday 13 July
The subsidised learning rate is only available to book Monday – Friday during UK term time. We cannot offer the learning rate during school holidays or on bank holidays.
Learning admission includes access to:
Access to the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula is possible towards the end of the day following the final Yeoman Warder tour.
Learning admission does not include:
Download and fill in a booking request form and email it to the learning team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Don't forget to include your school details, preferred dates, and number of students and adults! Further enquiries? Please ring +44 (0)20 3166 6646 for more information.
After receiving your booking request, we will confirm that we have made a booking for you by emailing you an invoice, which must be paid in advance of your visit date and according to our payment terms. Please note that we cannot amend the booking numbers after payment has been made. Any extra tickets must be purchased on the day at standard group rates.
Our preferred method of payment is by BACS. Email us to arrange payment by BACS.Email us to arrange payment by BACS.
Cheques should be drawn on a British bank and made payable to ‘Historic Royal Palaces’. Cheques should be sent to the Finance Department at Hampton Court Palace. Please send your payment to:
Hampton Court Palace
Surrey KT8 9AU
Contact us on +44 (0) 20 3166 6646 to make a payment. Please have ready your event and invoice reference number, name of cardholder as it appears on the card, card number, security code and expiry date.
Alternatively fax your details to the Operations team at Hampton Court Palace, +44 (0) 20 3166 6655.
We regret that no refunds can be given for cancellations, or for amendments made less than six weeks in advance of your visit. This includes non-arrivals on the day.