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Come face to face with mysterious mythical beasts, storm the battlements, besiege the towers and explore the secret grotto in this magical children's playground.

The Magic Garden provides a unique way for your family to explore the history of Hampton Court Palace.

Hand sanitiser is available at the entrance. Please be aware that during busy periods, there is a time limit to give everyone the chance to visit.

The following areas are closed:

The Dragons Nest

RISE AND ROAR: A QUIET SESSION IN THE MAGIC GARDEN

We offer a quiet session in The Magic Garden, aimed at those living with or caring for someone with Autism, or those who have any other sensory needs, and their families and carers. Visit our Rise and Roar page for the next date and more information.

You can also download our Rise and Roar autism friendly guide (PDF) to the sessions.

Guide Prices

See website for details

Book Tickets Online

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By car:

The palace is located on the A308 and is well signposted from all the major local roads. From the M25 take either exit 10 on to the A307 or exit 12 on to the A308. From the A3 and then the A309.

 

Car parking

Limited parking is available. During our busy periods it is advisable to consider other means of travel. Accessible parking

 

There are 9 disabled parking bays available on site. Parking on site is free for Blue Badge holders.  

On-site

 

£1.60 per hour (car parking bays fit a standard car only). Pay for your parking with cash or card.

 

By MInibus/coach:

Drop-off and collection points:

•Hampton Court Green (500 metres from entrance).

•Hampton Court Station Coach Park (200 metres from entrance).

Public Transport Directions

By train:

South West Trains run services direct from London Waterloo to Hampton Court. The journey takes only 35 minutes and the palace is a 2-minute walk across the bridge from the station. Hampton Court station is in zone 6. Oyster cards are accepted on this route.  

 

By bus:

From Kingston - 111*, 216*, 411*, 461, 513

From Richmond - R68* *These services accept Oyster cards, LT cards, bus passes, Travelcards, Freedom Passes and Saver Tickets.

 

By River boat:

From Richmond or Kingston with Turk Launches (April - mid September) and from Westminster with Westminster Passenger Cruises (April - September).  

 

Nearby

Hampton Court Green (500 metres from entrance) - £1.50 per hour

Hampton Court Train Station (200 metres from entrance)

 

For information about prices, please visit the National Rail website.

The Magic Garden

Type:Children's Activity Event

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, London, KT8 9AU

Tel: 0333 320 6000

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