Ghost Tour of Hampton Court Palace

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Private tour of Hampton Court A 3½-hour walking tour with your own private expert guide, exploring the State rooms and learning about the artworks
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Private tour of Hampton Court and Windsor This private tour includes your own expert driver/guide, with door-to-door transport included
Address:
Hampton Court Palace, London
Tel:
0203 166 6000

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
31st October, 4th, 11th, 18th November 2018, 6th, 13th, 20th January, 3rd, 10th and 17th February 2019
Family-friendly tours: 6.30 PM to 8 PM on 31st Oct, 4th Nov and 6th Jan
Adult-only tours: 7.15 PM to 9.15 PM, and 6.30 PM to 8.30 PM (11th, 18th Nov, 13th, 20th Jan, 3rd, 10th, 17th Feb only)
Tickets & Cost:
Family-friendly tours: Adult £14; Child £7; Note: Children must be aged at least 8, and there's a maximum of 3 children per adult
Adult-only tours: £27.50
See hrp.org.uk
Note: This is not a full tour of Hampton Court Palace. Parts of the tour are outdoors. It will be cold and dark and you will be walking up dark stairs and across uneven surfaces

Getting to Hampton Court Palace

Trains:
Hampton Court
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Good for kids? Value for money? Worth a visit?

Spend a spooky evening walking around Hampton Court Palace through dark courtyards, lamp-lit cloisters and shadowed rooms.

An expert guide will share spine-tingling tales of where all the ghostly apparitions have previously appeared, and then send you tip-toeing through Henry VIII's Haunted Gallery — all alone! They also offer a few family-friendly tours which are a bit less scary.

Winter evenings can be very cold by the river so your ticket also includes a warm drink in the darkened Tiltyard Cafe.

Craig has been on this tour himself and thoroughly recommends it. Read his review before you go so you can see what it's like. You should be aware that it's not a full tour of Hampton Court. The whole thing takes place in pitch black darkness, so if you want to properly appreciate the rooms then you should return during the daytime. The best room in the palace is the famous Chapel Royal, and you'll have to attend a choral mass to see the best of that one. Read Craig's daytime review to see what all the other rooms are like.

 

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Craig’s review – “Well this is pretty spooky already, and it hasn't even started yet... I'm sitting by the river next to Hampton Court listening to the bangs and crackles of Bonfire Night. There is a battle of booms and rifle shots going off in the sky, but I can't see a thing because of the wall of trees before me. There are no lamplights along the river so everything is dead dark. I… continued”

Read Craig’s review of this event

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