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Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

Historic House

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Hampton Court Palace

Address

East Molesey,
Surrey,
KT8 9AU

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 17 Jan - Tue 31 Dec The Great Vine Largest Grape Vine in the World
Thu 17 Jan - Tue 31 Dec We-Go Wheelchair Tours
Mon 4 Mar - Tue 31 Dec Henry VIII's Kitchens
Sat 12 Oct - Sun 23 Feb The lost dress of Elizabeth I
Fri 22 Nov - Sun 5 Jan Hampton Court Palace Ice Rink
Mon 16 Dec Garden history tours

Details

500 years of royal history. Impressive architecture and opulent interiors of the state apartments and the vast Tudor kitchens. 60 acres of stunning riverside gardens including the world famous maze.
Discover the flamboyant Tudor King Henry VIII, who is most associated with this majestic palace. Henry lavished money on fabulous tapestries and paintings, housed and fed a huge court and pursued a succession of wives, political power and independence from Rome. Come and enjoy the splendour, the opulence and the tales of the fascinating royals who resided at Hampton Court Palace for over 500 years.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled access

Opening details

Hampton Court Palace is open daily except 24-26 December.

Summer (29 March - 03 November)

Monday-Sunday: 10:00-18:00
Last admission: 17:00
Last admission to Magic Garden and Maze: 17:15


Winter (04 November - 27 March)

Monday-Sunday: 10:00-16:30
Last admission: 15:30
Last entry to Maze: 15:45

Prices

Members - Free

Online ticket prices
Adult (18+) - £21.30
Child (5-15yr)* - £10.70
Concession (16-17yrs; 65+, full-time student) - £17
Family Saver 1 (1 adult & up to 3 children) - £37.80
Family Saver 2 (2 adults & up to 3 children) - £53.10
Groups please see website for details

*must be accompanied by an adult

Gate prices
Adult (18+) - £23.70
Child (5-15yr)* - £11.90
Concession (16-17yrs; 65+, full-time student) - £18.90
Family Saver 1 (1 adult & up to 3 children) - £42.10
Family Saver 2 (2 adults & up to 3 children) - £59.10

What's included in the ticket?
• Access to the palace, maze, gardens and the (summer only) Magic Garden.
• Admission to our exhibitions.
• Live historical re-enactments.
• A multi-language audio guide - collect from the Information Centre off Base Court.
• Children's activity trails.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 149686  Lat: 51.40479 Long: -0.34950

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.

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 MInibus/coach:
Drop-off and collection points:
•Hampton Court Green (500 metres from entrance).
•Hampton Court Station Coach Park (200 metres from entrance).

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


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.

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.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access