Hampton Court Palace

Step back into Tudor times at Hampton Court Palace, Henry VIII’s majestic former home. Wander the Haunted Gallery, stroll through the formal gardens and test out the maze.
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Explore history, from the 16th century, through the Stuart period and Georgian times, at Hampton Court Palace.

This iconic landmark on the banks of the Thames was Henry VIII’s favourite palace and boasts Tudor treasures and glorious gardens.

What is there to do at Hampton Court Palace?

Your Hampton Court Palace tickets* give access to the ornate Base Court, lavish State Rooms and Apartments, the Tudor kitchens and many more fascinating areas of the palace.

Feel a chill as you wander the Haunted Gallery. Lined with Tudor portraits, it’s alleged the ghost of Catherine Howard, Henry VIII’s fifth wife, has been seen running its length.

Another highlight is the Baroque Palace, home to the private apartments of William III (William of Orange) and Mary II.

The 24 hectares (60 acres) of gardens include formal landscapes, the Wilderness meadows and the famous puzzle maze, the world’s oldest. 

Each summer, the palace hosts the Hampton Court Garden Festival – the largest annual flower show in the world. 

How long does it take to walk around Hampton Court Palace?

It’s recommended to spend at least two to three hours at the palace.

Your ticket to Hampton Court Palace* allows you to visit for as long as you like for one day once you enter during your given time slot – the perfect excuse to stay for the whole day and make use of its cafes for lunch.

How can I book Hampton Court Palace tickets?

It is essential to book your time slot in advance for entry. Book Hampton Court Palace tickets now*.

Where is Hampton Court Palace?

Hampton Court Palace is near East Molesey, in the London Borough of Richmond in south-west London.

How to get to Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court railway station is a five-minute walk from the palace. Train services operate from London Waterloo and take around 30 minutes.

Various bus routes from nearby Richmond and Kingston also stop near the palace.

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Prices and opening times

Child ticket From £12.60 per ticket
Adult ticket From £25.30 per ticket

Under 5's are free.

Reduced admission prices for online advance booking.

Palace tickets include the palace, gardens and maze.

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Opening Times

Standard opening hours Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00-17:30 Last admission: 16:30. School holiday opening hours daily from 10:00-17:30. Last admission: 16:30

Venue Details & Map

Hampton Court Palace

Address
East Molesey
Surrey
KT8 9AU
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 3166 6000
Email
info@hrp.org.uk
Website
http://www.hrp.org.uk
Public transport:
Train: Hampton Court
By Road:
Some parking is available at Hampton Court Palace at the cost of £3.50. Alternative parking is available nearby on Hampton Court Green at a cost of £3.00, Bushy Park free of charge, or at Hampton Court train station (please check at the station for pricing details).

Facilities & Accessibility

Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Seating for limited mobility users along routes
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Steps with handrail within building
Steps within building
Access into the Building
Assisted wheelchair access
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Some toilets with handrails
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
Hearing loop system
Information available in audio format
Information available in braille
Information available in large print
Sign language used
Accessible Parking Facilities
Blue badge parking available
Designated disabled parking available within fifty metres of main entrance
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Public car park available within two hundred metres of main entrance
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available to assist
Staff disability awareness trained
Wheelchairs available free of charge
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift to garden
Level access, ramp or lift to information point
Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
Portable chip and pin machines
Attraction Facilities
Audio commentary available
Gift shop
Patron toilets
Public toilets
Booking Facilities
Coach parties accepted
Group bookings accepted
Catering Facilities
Cafe
Halal options on menu
Kosher options on menu
Nut-free option on menu
Private Dining
Restaurant
Vegetarian options on menu
Children Facilities
Children welcome
Childrens menu
Family Rooms
Event Facilities
Available for wedding receptions
Civil Partnership licence held
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
In house AV available
Licenced for civil marriages
Offers charity rates
Wedding service
General Facilities
Free WiFi
On site parking
Payment Facilities
Group rates available

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