Hampton Court Palace with Hotel Stay
Immerse yourself in the world of the Tudor court with this spectacular day out and enjoy a convenient night's stay at a top 4 or 5-star hotel nearby!
Book an impressive package of tickets to Hampton Court Palace combined with an overnight's stay at a luxury 4 or 5-star hotel with breakfast included. Whether you're looking for the perfect city break near London, are a history-fan or green-fingered garden enthusiast this could be the ideal short break for you and the family. If you're planning on taking along the little ones, the great news is children under 5 years of age enter Hampton Court Palace for free, allowing you spare cash to spend on an extra special evening meal.
Discover the spectacular baroque palace built for William III and Mary II, as you experience the public dramas and private lives of Henry VIII, his wives and children in the world of the Tudor court. Follow in Henry's footsteps as you stroll through the magnificent Great Hall that sits at the heart of the Palace and also discover the largest kitchens of Tudor England which would produce over 800 meals a day for the court. Additionally, explore the incredible outdoor spaces, including 60 acres of world-famous formal gardens.
After an enchanting day at the palace enjoy a relaxing evening at one of our hand-picked top nearby hotels, with a delicious complimentary hotel breakfast the next morning. The selection of 4 and 5-star hotels are all easily accessible via public transport or have on-site parking available if you choose to drive.
Hampton Court Palace Christmas Fayre 2021
Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th December 2021
10am - 3pm
Hampton Court Palace courtyards are set to magically change into a Christmas wonderland from 3rd-5th December this year for an enchanting Christmas Fayre. Purchase a delightful gift from one of the many unique stalls and indulge in a wide variety of delicious street food and festive drinks. Providing everything from sweet treats like Christmas pudding, to savoury snacks, the artisan producers and companies have been hand-picked and are guaranteed to make any foodie believe in the magic of Christmas. Soak up the spirit of Christmas with sing-along festive classics from the East Front Bandstand during the Fayre too!
Additionally, throughout December visitors can skate around the open-air ice rink located in front of this breathtaking palace. A great location for a Christmas break, wander through the impressive corridors and discover where the Tudor festivities would have originally taken place. The historic palace will also be dazzling with multi-coloured Yuletide lights. Don't miss out on your chance to experience the magic of the palace, dressed in all its festive glory!
Book Tickets & Hotel Stay
What's included with a Hampton Court Palace Breaks Package?
- Tickets to Hampton Court Palace which includes entry to:
- - All open public areas of the palace
- - The gardens, the courtyards, the Maze, and the Magic Garden
An overnight stay at a luxury 4 or 5-star hotel
A delicious breakfast to set you up for the following day
Enjoy all of these experiences parcelled up in one perfect staycation package with Holiday Extras!
Hampton Court Palace Break Hotels
Holiday Inn London - Brentford Lock
Combine your Hampton Court tickets with a stay at this 4-star hotel which is just 7.8 miles away!
Our closest hotel to the attraction, this waterfront hotel overlooks the Grand Union Canal and is within easy reach of central London.
This hotel has great facilities including an on-site fitness centre which is perfect for letting off some steam before a relaxing night's sleep in your comfortable surroundings.
- Free WiFi
- Welcome cookie
- On-site parking
- On-site restaurant
Hilton London Syon Park Hotel
Just over 8 miles from Hampton Court Palace and within easy reach of public transport!
This fantastic 4-star hotel offers elegant accommodation. Experience fine-dining in a restaurant that provides a selection of exquisite meals, including the finest locally sourced steaks accompanied by a superb wine and Champagne list.
Take a dip in the on-site and indoor swimming pool and enjoy a restful evening winding down in comfort.
- Free parking
- Indoor swimming pool
- Complimentary access to Syon Gardens
Conrad London St James Hotel
Conveniently located just over 15 miles or 1 hour's drive away from Hampton Court!
Situated next to St. James's Park underground, this spectacular 5-star hotel is in the perfect location for you to enjoy a magical break in London.
Discover the world-class art collection and experience exquisite fine-dining in the on-site restaurant.
- Free WiFi
- Parking available
- Within easy access of public transport
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel, London
Situated 16.8 miles or just over an hour's drive away from Hampton Court!
Located in the centre of London's glamorous theatre district. The stylish 4-star Waldorf Hilton Hotel is the perfect destination for an overnight stay, this hotel has an on-site pool, with sauna and steam room to help you recuperate after a busy day on your feet.
This fabulous hotel also boasts a cocktail bar and excellent fine-dining experiences.
- On-site parking available
- Indoor pool and Fitness centre
- On-site restaurant
Hampton Court Palace FAQ's
Here are some of the most popular questions asked about Hampton Court Palace, to help with your short break plans and making a booking.
Who owns Hampton Court Palace?
Hampton Court Palace is a Royal Palace and is currently in the possession of Queen Elizabeth II and the Crown.
How big is Hampton Court Palace?
Hampton Court Palace is a grand Tudor Palace with over 1390 rooms, set in 60 acres of magisterial formal gardens and 750 acres (304 hectares) of parkland. These are all set within a loop of the River Thames.
Where is Hampton Court Palace?
Hampton Court Palace is in Surrey, in the Greater London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. 12 miles south west and upstream of Central London on the River Thames.
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How long does it take to tour Hampton Court Palace?
It's recommended you spend at least 3 hours touring Hampton Court. During this time you can enjoy the exciting Tudor and the Baroque Experience, which includes the following itinerary:
- Henry VIII's Apartments and his Crown (20 minutes) - Sit on a throne in England's last great medieval hall, before you walk through the infamous Haunted Gallery.
- Tudor Kitchens (20 minutes) - Discover the epitome of royal cooking and entertainment at its heyday.
- The Chapel Royal (10 minutes) - Visit where kings and queens have worshipped for almost 500 years.
- Young Henry VIII Exhibition (20 minutes) - Meet the dashing 6ft 2'' slim and athletic Henry VIII, with a penchant for jousting.
- William III's Apartments (35 minutes) - Enjoy the beautiful State Apartments and private rooms of William III.
- The Georgian Story (25 minutes) - Discover the stage upon which George I and his son George II played out their bitter rivalry.
- The Baroque Story (15 minutes) - Watch the Baroque Story film.
- Chocolate Kitchens (10 minutes) - Built by Christopher Wren in about 1680, and re-opened in 2014 after almost 300 years, check out the luxurious Chocolate kitchens.
How far is Hampton Court Palace from London?
Hampton Court train station is located a five-minute walk from the Palace. National Rail train services run from London Waterloo Station every 30 minutes with just over half an hour's train journey time. Bus ride services are also available from Kingston, with just under 10 minutes journey time, and Richmond with a duration of approximately 39 minutes by bus, or 15 minutes by taxi. Driving from London to Hampton Court could take considerably longer, depending on which part of London you're travelling from.
What are Hampton Court Palace's opening times?
The opening days and hours vary.
Winter opening times from 6th September 2021 - 31st March 2022 are as follows:
3rd November to 5th December 2021
Wednesday - Sunday: 10am - 4pm
Last admission: 3pm
8th December to 19th December 2021
Wednesday - Sunday: 10am - 3.30pm
Last admission: 2.30pm
20th December 2021 - 2nd January 2022
Daily: 10am - 3.30pm
Last admission: 2.30pm
24, 25, 26 December - Closed
Are Hampton Court's gardens open all year round?
The gardens are open at different times throughout the year, depending on the opening times. The gardens are closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Home Park is open all year round. There may be occasions where the gardens and parks are closed for specific events or, in the case of inclement weather, they will be closed for safety reasons.
Are Hampton Court Palace Magic Gardens free?
You will need an admission ticket for Hampton Court Palace Magic Gardens. The ability to access the Magic Garden will be included in your Hampton Court Palace with a hotel stay package. Please note: Access to the Magic Garden is on a strictly first come, first served basis and queuing is highly likely during peak periods. Dogs are not permitted within the palace gardens unless they are registered assistance dogs.
*Please note this is a non-flexible booking package.