Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace in London has unveiled its winter season which combines, food, music and history themed festivities.

Visitors to Hampton Court Palace this winter will be treated to a calendar of historical themed events as well as admission to the Henry VIII State Apartments, Young Henry exhibition, the Baroque Palace of William & Mary, the Tudor Kitchens and the Triumphs of Caesar by Andrea Mantegna.

Tudors at Hampton Court Palace

You’ll get to meet ‘Henry VIII’ and celebrate the season in style with song, dances and live interpretation in the courtyards, providing a festive day out for groups.

From 27th December until 1st January, groups can experience the Tudor Cookery event which will involve cooks preparing historical dishes fit for. The chefs will be attempting new techniques and deciphering ancient manuscripts in their quest to find the perfect historical meal.

BBC Good Food Festival Christmas Fayre

Taking place between 8th and 10th December is the BBC Good Food Festival Christmas Fayre which will include food stalls in Base Court and Clock Court with culinary demonstrations taking place in the Tudor Kitchens.

Victorian Ghost Tours

From 31st October through to March 2018, visitors to Hampton Court will be able to see it in an eerie light and hear chilling stories of residents’ pasts, as well as visit the spot where two bodies were discovered in shallow graves in the 1870s.

During the Ghost Tours you will also be able to experience the atmosphere of Henry VIII’s State Apartments, including the deserted palace courtyards.

Hampton Court Palace Ice Rink 

From 10th November until 7th January the Hampton Court Palace ice rink will give skaters a memorable festive experience with the famous West Front as a spectacular backdrop.  

Group information

For groups visiting Hampton Court this winter, there will be plenty to do, and those with 15 or more people will receive a 10% discount on admission.

Group organisers wanting to book a visit should contact 0844 482 7770, alternatively you can pay on the day at the Group Tickets desk.

For further details, visit www.hrp.org.uk