Hampton Court Palace london

The former home of Henry VIII has plenty of family activities (image © Visit London Images/Pawel Libera)

Hampton Court Palace

Once the favourite royal residence of King Henry VIII, this Tudor palace and 300-year-old maze is set in 60 acres of parkland on the river. Visit the Tudor kitchens, which would have prepared feasts for the king and all his courtiers, then see the grand Henry’s State Apartments including the Great Hall. Daily 10am-4.30pm. Adult £23.70; child £11.90.

From 10 Apr: Gold and Glory: Henry VIII and the French King. The Field of Cloth of Gold was a tournament devised to improve relations between England and France and proved an opportunity for Henry VIII and Francois I to show off their wealth. This exhibition will showcase some of the treasures, weapons, manuscripts and clothing from the lavish event. 

Address: 
Hampton Court Palace
East Molesey
KT8 9AU
United Kingdom

Map of Hampton Court Palace