Family trails

Updated 25 March. In line with Public Health England guidance, we have taken the decision to close all six of our palaces and gardens until 31st May. We will be reviewing this and will keep you updated. Please read our statement for further information. Read our statement


Available daily

Ticketing information

Family trails are available from the Information Centre.  

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Buy Hampton Court Palace tickets

Explore Hampton Court Palace together with one of our activity trails

Family trails

Packed with quizzes, activities, facts and illustrations, our free family trails are the perfect way to explore Hampton Court Palace as a family.

Hard copies are available at the palace's Information Centre after you have purchased your tickets. When you've completed one, bring it back for a prize!

Family-friendly audio guide tours

Hold the stories of Hampton Court Palace in your hand and experience history where it happened with audio guide tours designed for families. Take a fun family tour of Henry VIII’s kitchens or even a dramatised tour of Henry VIII’s Apartments. 

Your audio guide is included in your palace admission ticket and can be collected from the Information Centre, located in Base Court.

Children's birthday parties

We offer bespoke birthday parties to keep your Little Tudors entertained, intrigued and informed.

Find out more about children's birthday parties.

Children doing Digital Missions at Hampton Court Palace
A family of two women, a boy and a girl look around them in the Chapel Court of Hampton Court Palace
families interacting taking part in the Great Palace Quest

Explore more family activities

Children run through the Hampton Court Palace Maze in the sunshine under a blue sky. Trees and other parkland can be seen in the background.
Highlights Things to see

Lose yourself in the most famous maze in the world. The Hampton Court Maze is still baffling visitors after 300 years.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Peter Rabbit my first library book collection 2001001, My first Peter Rabbit soft toy 8003005, My first Flopsy Bunny soft toy 8003006, Peter Rabbit board book 40110.

Shop Children's Toys

Discover our range of traditional toys and games inspired by Historic Royal Palaces. Bring history to life with our fun selection of toys and games inspired by our British heritage.

From £4.99

Close up of a Henry VIII hanging decoration in the Henry Shop

Shop Hampton Court Palace Gifts

Our gifts and souvenirs are are inspired by over 500 years of history from Hampton Court Palace.

From £4.99

Gift collection of Medieval inspired gifts from Historic Royal Palaces Shop

Shop medieval gifts

Explore one of the most exciting times in history with our high end range of arms and armour and medieval fancy dress.

From £6.99