Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace: The flamboyant Henry VIII is most associated with this majestic palace, which he extended and developed after acquiring it in the 1520's. It is set in 60 acres of formal gardens, which include the famous maze and the Great Vine.

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Legend

Catherine Howard is the screaming lady in the Haunted Gallery. She is believed to frequent Hampton Court’s Haunted Gallery where she was dragged back screaming to her rooms while under house arrest, accused of committing adultery by her husband King Henry VIII. And Sybil Penn who is said to be The Grey Lady of Hampton Court Palace. Sightings of Dame Sybil Penn, servant to four Tudor monarchs, began around 1829 when the church at nearby Hampton was rebuilt and her impressive tomb moved.

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From the M25 take either exit 10 and the A307, or exit 12 and the A308. From central London take the A3 to the Hook underpass and then the A309. Parking is available on site.

Admission

Opening times (25 March - 28 October):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:00

Opening times (29 October - 24 March):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:30

Prices:
AdultChild (0-4)Child (5-16)StudentOAPFamily (2+3)
£13.30Free£6.65£11.30£11.30£37.00

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Contact

Address: Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU, UK
Phone: +44 844 482 7777
Email: hamptoncourt@hrp.org.uk

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