Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU
Hampton Court Palace is one of the most prestigious venues in the country, home to some of the most important royals in history, but chiefly associated with Henry VIII. The majestic riverside palace is actually two palaces: Henry VIII’s grand Tudor palace, solidly built and lavishly decorated and the more elegant baroque palace built later for William III and Mary II, offering a variety of magnificent settings full of character and history.

Rooms in Hampton Court Palace

  • Great Hall

    • 400
    • 270
    • 270
    This majestic hall is where Henry VIII’s court dined every day. Priceless tapestries adorn the walls and the magnificent timber ceiling sets the tone for impressive events.
  • Cartoon Gallery

    • 60
    • 40
    • 40
    The Cartoon Gallery is a large and airy linear space of Georgian design overlooking the colonnades of Fountain Court. The Garden Room is another alternative for larger parties, offering a bright space flooded with daylight through floor to ceiling glass doors which open out onto a private terrace and gardens.
  • King's Guard Chambers

    • 300
    • 200
    • 200
    The King’s Guard Chamber was created with the sovereign’s personal safety in mind and is adorned with nearly 3000 swords, bayonets, muskets and pistols. The Guard Chambers have wonderful views.
  • Queen's Guard Chamber

    • 175
    • 150
    • 150
    The Queen’s Guard Chamber is an elegant room which once housed Queen Caroline’s bodyguards. The Guard Chambers have wonderful views.
  • King's Eating Room

    • 200
    • 150
    • 150
    It was once considered an honour to witness the King at table and important courtiers would come to the King’s Eating Room to watch him eat. The well-proportioned room has floor-to-ceiling windows and features original pier glasses (mirrors) and torcheres (stands).
  • Great Watching Chamber

    • 150
    • 100
    • 100
    The Great Watching Chamber adjoins the Great Hall and was used for entertaining the most prestigious members of court. It retains its original gold-leaf ceiling, tapestries and Oriel window.
  • Garden Room

    • 300
    • 220
    • 220
    • 220
    • 220
    Nestled away within a secluded spot in the beautiful Tiltyard Gardens, the 1920s orangery style Garden Room features floor-to-ceiling glass doors which bathe the room in natural light and open onto a private terrace and stunning gardens.