His Royal Highness The Prince Philip,
Duke of Edinburgh

Historic Royal Palaces joins the Royal Family and millions of people across the country in mourning the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page.

 

 

Member-Only White Tower Tour

9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page

Updated 10 March: The Tower is closed. Following recent government announcements, we are working on our reopening plan and tickets will be on sale soon. Please keep checking back at our website or sign up to our email newsletter for updates.

When

Postponed - Dates still to come


Ticketing information

Price: £25 including refreshments

Please be aware, these events have been postponed.


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

The White Tower is one of the most famous castle keeps in the world. It was built to awe, subdue and terrify Londoners and to deter foreign invaders. It’s an iconic symbol of London and Britain.

This is your chance to see the Line of Kings and the Chapel of St John the Evangelist after hours with a White Tower guide.

The tour will be followed by a drinks reception.

In light of the current situation regarding COVID-19 coronavirus, these events have now been cancelled. We have not taken the decision to cancel these events lightly and would like to apologise for any inconvenience these cancellations have caused.

The blue and gold vaulted ceiling of the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace
Highlights Things to see

Walk in the footsteps of kings and queens at the Chapel Royal, which has been in continuous use for almost 500 years.

Closed

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The Triumphs of Caesar in the Mantegna Gallery of Hampton Court Palace
Things to see

See The Triumphs of Caesar, one of the great treasures of the Royal Collection, in the Mantegna Gallery at Hampton Court Palace.

Open 20 May

Hampton Court Palace

10.30-13:00 and 14.00-17.00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Illustration of Elizabeth I and Henry VIII with Hampton Court Palace in the background
Families Events

Prepare yourselves for this special one-hour production of Horrible Histories live at Hampton Court Palace and experience the gruesome parts of Tudor history.

29 May - 05 June 2021

Hampton Court Palace

One hour performance daily at 12.00 and 15.00.

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Beefeater teddy bear
This 'Beefeater' bear is splendidly dressed in a Yeoman Warder uniform, standing ready to guard the Tower of London.

Shop Tower of London gifts

Shop our products inspired by the almost 1000 years of history at the Tower of London.

From £9.99

Historic Royal Palaces retail product - goblets and chess pieces

Shop goblets & tankards

Discover our decadent range of goblets and tankards inspired by our Historic Royal Palaces. The perfect gift for a medieval fan our goblets are made in a selection of leathers, glass and pewter.

From £17.99

Union Jack gift collection from Historic Royal Palaces shop

Shop Union Jack gifts

Brilliantly British our luxury Union Jack collection features patriotic stationary, union jack homewares and luxury leather goods.

From £4.99