The Artisan Festival has now closed. Thank you to everyone who joined us, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! We will be back from 12-14 May 2023. Can't wait that long? Then make sure to join us at the Palace from 27-29 August for the Hampton Court Palace Food Festival. Find out more here.
Travelling to the Artisan Festival is an important part of your day out, so plan in advance to make sure it’s hassle free.
Venue address: Hampton Court Palace, Molesey, East Molesey KT8 9AU.
10am - 6pm
The palace is located on the A308 and is well signposted from all the major local roads; drivers should follow the brown tourist attraction road signs.
From the M25 take either exit 10 on to the A307 or exit 12 on to the A308. The palace is also accessible via the A3 and then the A309.
Limited parking is available on-site but cannot be booked. £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
South Western Railway trains run from London Waterloo, passing through Clapham Junction, Wimbledon and Surbiton, to get to Hampton Court Palace. The palace is just a five minute walk from the station across the bridge. Click here for more information.
Alternatively, you can also get a train to Kingston and then a bus (111, 216 or 411) from there to Hampton Court Gardens. Or a train to Richmond and the R68 bus to Hampton Court.
For information on planned engineering works please visit the Southwestern Railway website. Hampton Court is in Zone 6 and you can use Oyster Pay as You Go on trains to Hampton Court.
If you're travelling by public transport, please remember wearing a face covering is compulsory.
Drop-off and collection points for coaches and minibus:
Hampton Court Green (500 metres from entrance).
Hampton Court Station Coach Park (200 metres from entrance).
From Heathrow Airport - take the 111 bus.
From Gatwick Airport - take a train from the airport station to Clapham Junction and change to the Hampton Court train.
From City Airport - take the Docklands Light Railway to Canning Town and then the Jubilee Line to Waterloo. Catch the Hampton Court train from there.
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