Historic Royal Palaces
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Who were the kings who gave their name to an age?
An elegant retreat for Britain's royal family
Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty
The kitchens have survived, practically untouched
A complex king, diligent and serious, but cruelly labelled ‘mad’
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer histories in our palaces
Explore the beautiful private rooms at Kensington Palace where Mary II once took her meals, relaxed and entertained.
Open from 30 July
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Explore the King's Gallery, which was transformed by William Kent to showcase the finest paintings of the Royal Collection.
Discover the intriguing and unexpected characters depicted on the grand entrance to the King's State Apartments.
Marvel at the historic armour of Henry VIII, Charles I and James II in the Line of Kings at the White Tower.
Open from 10 July
Tower of London
Walk in the footsteps of royalty in the beautiful Kensington Palace gardens.
Take time to explore and relax in these world-renowned gardens without the usual crowds.
Hampton Court Palace
Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
Explore the home of Henry VIII, his wives and children with an admission ticket to Hampton Court Palace.
A team of 42 gardeners and specialists look after the 60 acres of formal gardens and 750 acres of royal parkland at Hampton Court Palace.
Browse some of the highlights at Hampton Court Gardens.
80 new dragons now adorn the Great Pagoda at Kew once more, following a major conservation project by Historic Royal Palaces.