Historic Royal Palaces
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer histories in our palaces
Where royal chocolate makers prepared this expensive delicacy
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An elegant retreat for Britain's royal family
Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty
The kitchens have survived, practically untouched
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)
Experience the recreated Kitchen Garden, which would have fed the Georgian royals and now supplies Henry VIII's Kitchens.
Explore the spooktacular hidden Pinetum for a scary tree climb this Halloween.
Enter the castle grounds through this 18th-century walled garden, which has been expertly restored using traditional methods.
Hampton Court Palace ice rink returns for another year this Christmas.
20 November 2020 to 3 January 2021 (excluding Christmas Day)
10:00 – 21:00 (20:00 last skate)
Separate ticket (advance booking required)
Political history meets royal life and a spectacular collection of art, deep in the heart of Hillsborough Castle.
Closed for winter
Included in combined castle tour and gardens 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.