Tickets for Hampton Court Palace, Gardens & Maze.
- Hampton Court Palace Tickets
- Admission to the Hampton Court Palace Gardens and Maze
Hampton Court Palace, Henry VIII’s stunning home. Take the opportunity to explore his favourite residence. See if you can complete the maze, which was commissioned by William III in 1700 and forms part of the 60 acres of gardens and 750 acres of parkland that make the property up. Its a wonderful place to spend the day.
The property was actually built for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey but King Henry VIII seized it, fell in love with it ad it became one of his favourite properties. The property now shows of a range of different architectural styles as its been added to and renovated over the centuries.
Hampton Court Palace also has an incredible art collection located in the Cumberland Art Gallery with works from artists including Caravaggio, Rembrandt and others.
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Useful Information About Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Palace Address: Hampton Court Palace, Hampton Court Road, Easy Moseley, Surrey, KT8 9AU
Hampton Court Opening Hours
Monday 10:00 – 17:30 | Tuesday 10:00 – 17:30 | Wednesday 10:00 – 17:30 | Thursday 10:00 – 17:30 | Friday 10:00 – 17:30 | Saturday 10:00 – 17:30 | Sunday 10:00 – 17:30
How to get to Hampton Court Palace
By Train: Hampton Court Train Station is a 5 minute walk from Hampton Court Palace. Waterloo Station in London runs regular services there. Hampton Court Station is in zone 6, so Oyster cards work on the route.
By Bus: Bus routes from Kingston 111, 216, 411, 461, 513 and from Richmond R68.
Interesting Facts About Hampton Court Palace
- Hampton Court Palace was completed in 1515
- It was Henry VIII’s summer house
- The story goes that Thomas Wolsey, an advisor to Henry VIII had actually built it for himself as a reward for becoming Cardinal but as the property was so grand, he felt it best to award the property to Henry VIII! Not a bad gift!
- The kitchens at Hampton Court Palace are meant to be the largest surviving 16-th century kitchens in the world!
- The tennis court at Hampton Court Palace is meant to be one of the oldest sporting venues in the world!
- Hampton Court is home to some incredible artwork
- The Church of England started at Hampton Court supposedly because the Roman Catholic church wouldn’t grant him an annulment!
Frequently asked questions about Hampton Court Palace
Q: What is the history of Hampton Court Palace?
A: Hampton Court Palace was built for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey in the 16th century but Henry VIII later seized it after falling out with Cardinal Wolsey.
Q: What can you see at Hampton Court Palace?
A: You can see the State Apartments, the Great Hall, the Tudor Kitchens and the famous grounds and maze at Hampton Court Palace.
Q: Can you visit the gardens at Hampton Court Palace?
A: Yes, garden access comes with our ticket, including the maze, the Great Vine and the Privy Garden.
Q: What is the Great Vine at Hampton Court Palace?
A: The Great Vine grows in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace. Its a 240 year old grapevine that still produces grapes today. Its thought to be one of the oldest grapevines in the world.
Q: Can you visit the Tudor Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace?
A: Yes, you can enjoy the Tudor Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace as per of our ticket.