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The Hampton Court Palace Artisan Festival will be back next year from 13 - 15 May 2022 but if you can’t wait that long, we’ll be returning to the palace for our Food Festival from 28 – 30 August. Tickets are now on sale so join us for a summer celebration of food and drink. Click here to book today.
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The £3.50 transaction fee is charged per order for any booking made via SEE tickets on the hrpfoodfestivals site, not related to the number of tickets purchased.
The fulfilment fee contributes to the cost of delivering the tickets electronically and also contributes to other operational costs and overheads associated with ticket fulfilment e.g. customer services, inventory control, collection facilities etc.
Under 5's go free, children aged 5-15 are charged at a child rate.
Under 18s are admitted to the Artisan Festival accompanied by an adult. In accordance with the law, visitors aged under 18 are not permitted to purchase/sample alcoholic drink products or knives. It is the attending adult’s responsibility to ensure visitors aged under 18 are aware and comply with these laws for the duration of their visit.
Complimentary adult carer tickets can be obtained on the day of your visit upon presentation of proof of registered disability (such as a Blue Badge, Freedom Pass, DLA letter or PIP letter).
There are no cash machines on site. The nearest one is located outside the palace at the Petrol Station on Hampton Court Way. Some producers don’t accept cards, so be sure to bring enough cash with you!
Yes, the car parks are open but cannot be pre-booked.
Limited parking is available on-site. £1.60 per hour, Pay for your parking with cash, card or by using the Gilde app. The palace car park has nine disabled parking spaces for blue badge holders. They are available on a first come first served basis and are in the lower car park, near the entrance to the Welcome Centre. Parking is currently free for blue badge holders parked in the disabled bays. Please note the car park is open from 9am-7pm. Cars left after 7pm will be locked in for the evening.
Overflow parking on Hampton Court Green, pay and display. Parking will be on grass so visitors will need appropriate footwear. Should there be adverse weather conditions and the area becomes waterlogged, parking in the Green will be unavailable.
Details correct at time of publishing.
Hampton Court Palace is a historic building and has uneven surfaces and difficult staircases. We recommend that wheelchair users bring their own wheelchair for comfort and ease. We are currently unable to provide wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
We are currently unable to offer any lockers to store bags.
Unfortunately dogs are not permitted to the Festival, with the exception of Guide or Assistance Dogs. Please let us know in advance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to bring a guide dog with you so we can make sure your animal is catered for.
Yes you can bring your own food and drink to the Artisan Festival, however there are many stalls and vendors we would love you to try instead!
The safety of our visitors and staff is our priority. We have implemented a comprehensive plan to help our visitors and staff feel secure. Click here to see the full details
We will be using signage and where appropriate, floor markings to indicate best practice for social distancing. Our staff will be fully trained on social distancing, so they can make sure the latest guidelines are followed by all visitors.
Where appropriate – particularly where closer contact with members of the public is required – our staff will be issued with PPE, or may be working behind screens, for their protection and to protect our visitors.
Toilets will be frequently cleaned and monitored by staff. We will display a sign in sheet in each toilet, so visitors can be clear on how we are maintaining high standards of hygiene.
Our expectation is that all visitors will observe social distancing, to protect themselves and each other. Our staff will be able to assist, should you have any concerns
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