Hampton Court Palace with Hotel Stay
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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!
Hampton Court Palace Christmas Festive Food Fayre 2022
Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th December 2022
10am - 6pm
(Inc. in the price of your ticket to The Hampton Court Palace)
Hampton Court Palace courtyards are set to magically transform into a delicious Christmas wonderland with a Festive Food Fayre. Set in the magnificent palace courtyards and grounds, there will be mouth-watering artisan food and drink, as well as perfect gifts to be purchased for your loved ones.
The ideal way of getting you in the Christmas spirit, food-lover's can eat, drink, shop and be merry! All whilst soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying festive entertainment from the East Front bandstand.
With everything from Christmas pudding to sausages and brownies to churros, the hand-picked artisan producers and companies are guaranteed to delight the whole family.
Additionally, throughout December visitors can explore the palace dressed for the festive season and wander through the corridors where many festive events would have taken place!
What to expect at the Festive Food Fayre:
- Street food
- Pop-up bars
- Artisan producers
- Seasonal shopping
- Family fun
- Christmas gifts
- Live music
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.
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
Why you should book with Holiday Extras
With over 35 years experience in offering all those little 'holiday extras' that make a trip complete, we believe we're pretty darn good at packaging your dreams together. We offer the best possible prices because we want everybody and anybody to be able to enjoy time away with their loved ones. Our less hassle approach means we have streamlined our booking process, making it quick and easy to book!
One awesome short break
Where to stay for your Hampton Court Palace break
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.
Holiday Inn Brentford Lock
Combine your Hampton Court tickets with a stay at this 4-star hotel which is just 7.8 miles away!
Hilton London Syon Park Hotel
Park Rd, Isleworth
Just over 8 miles from Hampton Court Palace and within easy reach of public transport!
Conrad London St James Hotel
Conveniently located just over 15 miles or 1 hour's drive away from Hampton Court!
The Waldorf Hilton
Situated 16.8 miles or just over an hour's drive away from Hampton Court!
...or choose from one of our handpicked 3*, 4* or 5* hotels.
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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.
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.