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Hampton Court Palace

Elmbridge

Type:Historic House / Palace

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU

Tel: +44 (0)870 752 7777

Hampton Court Palace East Front

About

Hampton Court Palace is one of Britain’s most famous buildings, and a surviving Tudor treasure that was at the centre of court and political life for over two hundred years. Built to house monarchs, their courtiers and an army of servants, and designed to impress powerful visitors, this vast complex of buildings contains over a thousand rooms and is set within many acres of stunning gardens and parkland.

Despite its iconic Tudor West Front, this is very much a palace of two halves; that built by Cardinal Wolsey in 1515 and enlarged by Henry VIII, with its magnificent Great Hall and historic royal kitchen complex, and that of the baroque East and South Fronts, designed by Sir Christopher Wren for William III and Mary II in grand Baroque style, whose state apartments are filled with some of the most exquisite treasures from the Royal Collection.

Find out more about Surrey or see other attractions and places to visit in the county.

See here for other Historic Buildings & Sites in Surrey.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

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