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Hampton Court Palace Entrance Ticket

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East Molesey, United Kingdom

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Get an up-close look at Henry VIII’s royal lifestyle with this entrance ticket to Hampton Court Palace. View the King's and Queen's State Apartments, Tutor-style kitchens, Hampton Court’s famous garden maze, and more. Upgrade to the Royal Palaces Pass and gain entry to the Tower of London, Hampton Court, and Kensington Palace, valid for two years.
  • Admission ticket to Hampton Court Palace
  • Henry VIII's lavish State Apartments
  • Queen's State Apartments
  • Family-friendly attraction with Family Trails for children to follow and Family Room with play equipment
  • Historic Tudor kitchens
  • Palace gardens, including the famous maze and Great Vine
  • Tours and presentations by costumed guides included
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Entry ticket to Hampton Court
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Departure Point

Hampton Court Palace, A308, East Molesey KT8 9AU England
Discover the lavish spaces where the notorious Henry VIII once resided, indulged and—occasionally—terrorized his court, particularly his six unfortunate wives. Make your own way to Hampton Court Palace and use your pre-booked admission ticket to enter.

Once inside, explore independently or join a guided tour to learn about the extravagant palace that evolved from humble beginnings as a grange in the 13th century. Acquired by capricious King Henry in the 1520s, the estate grew in size and grandeur, replete with fine tapestries, furnishings, and art. Along the tour, see the Great Hall, the State Apartments, and the enormous royal kitchens. Built to feed the indulgent king and his court of 600 people twice daily, these kitchens were the largest of Tutor England.

Families may enjoy the Family Trails tour, a kid-focused palace walk, and a visit to Hampton’s Family Room, a designated space for children to rest and play.

After your tour through the magnificent palace interior, head outside to the surrounding gardens. Wander through the unique Privy Gardens, the Great Vine and the Hampton Court Maze—touted as the most famous maze in the world. Fortunately, with no tangental paths to stump you, you won’t get lost within it!

Do you want to visit more Royal sites?

Consider the flexible and convenient Royal Palaces Pass. Valid for two years from purchase, this pass offers skip-the-line access to the Tower of London, Hampton Court, and Kensington Palace. Explore some of England’s grandest landmarks at your leisure!
Itinerary
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Hampton Court Palace
Flamboyant Henry VIII is most associated with this majestic palace, which he extended and developed after acquiring it in the 1520s. The palace's many royal occupants have ensured the palace has fabulous furnishings, tapestries and paintings. It is set in beautiful formal gardens, which include the famous maze and the Great Vine. Hampton Court has a designated Family Room, where parents and young children are invited to take a rest from the bustle of the palace. The play equipment is suitable for children aged under five. Family Trails guiding children around the palace are available at the Information Center. The palace is pushchair friendly and a lift is available if you'd like to access the upper floor without using the stairs. Hampton Court is just half an hour from Central London by direct train and is a great place to spend a relaxing afternoon out of the city! At least three hours is recommended for your visit to Hampton Court. Do you want to visit more Royal sites? Upgrade to the Royal Palaces Pass, including the Tower of London, Hampton Court and Kensington Palace. Your pass comprehends one visit to each attraction and is valid for two years. You'll have plenty of time to explore the stories and intrigues at each site at your leisure, as part of you own itinerary. -------------------- ITINERARY -------------------- Things to See and Do Palace Gardens:There are over 60 acres of gardens to explore at Hampton Court including the Maze, the Great Vine and the recently restored Privy Garden. Courtyards and Cloisters: The buildings of Hampton Court Palace cover 6 acres and there are many courtyards and cloisters to explore. Henry VIII'S State Apartments: Henry VIII was Hampton Court's first royal owner, and his magnificent public rooms still survive today. The Tudor Kitchens: If you can stand the heat, come into the new Tudor kitchens! Real smells, sounds and huge roasting fires will give you a taste of Tudor life. The King's Apartments: King William III's Apartments are some of the finest and most important Baroque state apartments in the world. The Queen's State Apartments: These rooms took 30 years to complete and represent a wide range of styles. Some of the most spectacular interiors in the palace can be found here. Costumed Guides Every day there are free tours and presentations by costumed guides in the State Apartments. Learn about life at court and the colorful characters who lived here.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: Once the lead passenger name has been added this cannot be changed. Please bring a form of identification that matches the Lead Traveller name on your ticket, with you on the day of your visit, as this may be checked before entry is allowed
  • Please note: ticket is valid for entry on the day of purchase only
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY Historic Royal Palaces

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Hampton Court Palace Entrance Ticket?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Hampton Court Palace Entrance Ticket.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Hampton Court Palace Entrance Ticket?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Hampton Court Palace Entrance Ticket.
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What is the maximum group size during Hampton Court Palace Entrance Ticket?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

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  • "Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes as it is quite large." See review
  • "Actually I recommend those who want to visit it to take 2 days to do it, since the gardens are absolutely majestic." See review
  • "It was a great day, take the train out and that is fun also." See review

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Hampton Court
Denise_G
, Mar 2020
Loved this self guided tour along with the various guides provided by Hampton Court. Rich in English history.
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This tour exceeded all our expectations
Gerald_T
, Mar 2020
It was fabulous. David did a fabulous job educating us on the history, art and culture Hampton Court. The drive was lovely and the trip was delightful as David continued to educate us about the areas we traversed. A bonus was getting to see Eton College.
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King Henry the 8th
Excursion101747
, Nov 2019
It was a great day, take the train out and that is fun also. go to the Mute Swan across the road for lunch very nice ..... Henry's Castle is just amazing so much to see, so much history. having your ticket first saves lots of time lining up.
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Great Experience
Dianna K
, Sep 2019
We really enjoyed Hampton Court Palace. It was lower season, so a great experience because it wasn't crowded. We appreciated having all travel information on our voucher as to how to get out there We opted to take the train which was easy and only 30 min. Again thanks to the specific info.
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Hampton Court Palace
John U
, Sep 2019
We used our Oyster card to take the tube to Wimbledon then again to board a national railway train to Hampton Court. After about a 3' walk we entered the grounds. We just should our ticket which we had printed off at home and went right in.
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Marvelous Place to Visit!
, Aug 2019
Wow! What a marvelous place to visit! So much history here. We happened to be here on the hottest day on record in London. It was so hot! The palace was almost deserted, giving us plenty of photo opportunities with no people in the pictures. The brochure is laid out well, so you can see what interests you by time periods. There were employees in every room to answer your questions. Would definitely go back to spend more time! Well worth the ticket price.
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Visit
Sherpa02769446804
, Aug 2019
Lovely day out, very interesting. Our grandson enjoyed looking for the dragon. We all enjoyed the Maze. We also liked the Tudor Kitchen.
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Interesting Palace
Becky A
, Aug 2019
We did not know a lot about Hampton Court Palace prior to our visit. I was great! Full of so much history. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes as it is quite large.
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Just amazing
juliogP3673ID
, Jun 2019
A great Palace with a lot to see. Actually I recommend those who want to visit it to take 2 days to do it, since the gardens are absolutely majestic. One day for the Palace another for the garden
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No such thing as priority entry to Hampton Court Palace
Peter G
, Jun 2019
There is no such thing as priority entry to Hampton Court Palace, so don't be conned into paying more than the standard ticket price. Buy directly from Historic Royal Palaces for family discounts too.
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