Hampton Court Palace andamp; Gardens Escape the hustle and bustle of the city on a visit to Hampton Court Palace and its beautiful gardens. Explore the grand estate that was once home to Henry VIII and hear stories of the famous kingandrsquo;s visits. If youandrsquo;re lucky you may even see the man himself! Guided tours (available seasonally) are included with your Hampton Court tickets, during which the Palaceandrsquo;s costumed guides will fill you in on the latest Tudor gossip! Visit Englandandrsquo;s greatest medieval hall, one of its oldest theatres – where William Shakespeareandrsquo;s company performed – and experience the sights and smells of a real Tudor Kitchen. Hampton Court Gardens These stunning gardens reach as far as the banks of the River Thames, full of sparkling fountains and thousands of brilliant flowers. Challenge yourself to find the centre of Hampton Court Palace Maze – known as andlsquo;the most famous maze in the history of the worldandrsquo;. See the biggest grape vine in the world, which has been producing yearly crops since it was planted in 1768! Visit during early September and you may get to buy some of the grapes for yourself. Take a relaxing stroll through 700 acres of deer park, where youandrsquo;ll have beautiful views across the gardens and palace. The Magic Garden Set within King Henry VIIIandrsquo;s former Tiltyard, the Magic Garden is a new and unique way for families to explore the palaceandrsquo;s past. Populated by mysterious mythical beasts (including a 25m dragon!), with towers to besiege, battlements to storm, and even a secret grotto to discoverandhellip; PLUS entry is included with standard admission tickets!