This Easter, take a hop and a skip over to beautiful Hampton Court Palace and enjoy a whole host of exciting family activities that will keep your little ones (and big ones!) thoroughly entertained during your Easter holiday visit to one of the most charming hotels Surrey has to offer. Read on to find out all about the weird and wonderful things you and your brood could be getting up to at the Palace this Easter…
If you and your littles love a bit of chocolate, then this is the event for you. Not only do you get to explore the ground on the hunt for delicious Lindt Gold Bunnies, but you can also decorate your own chocolate cup to enjoy your favourite drink in at home. Got a little historian on your hands? They can learn all about how the Georgians used to drink their hot chocolate!
Reopening to the public just in time for Easter on 1st April, the Magic Garden is a feature you definitely do not want to skip during your visit to the Palace. The Magic Garden is an amazing new interactive play garden at the Palace and features some fantastic instalments, including mysterious mythical beasts, battlements to storm, towers to besiege, and even a secret grotto to discover. A truly interactive and entertaining highlight for your tiny Tudors.
Ever wondered how meals were made in the court of Henry VIII? Well, wonder no more! From 14th April, there will be fascinating daily demonstrations of Tudor cooking in the impressive kitchens at Hampton Court. You will be presented with the opportunity to meet members of the Palace’s dedicated team of historical cooks and discover a bit about what it was like cooking for the court of King Henry VIII.
To help immerse yourself and your little explorers in the Palace’s past, from 7th April there will be some royal visitors wandering around the grounds… In a series of fascinating live theatre performances, Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, and a few other historical faces will be seen around Hampton Court. A truly enchanting way to learn a little more about the Palace’s history!
That is just a small taste of all the thrilling events and activities available at Hampton Court Palace this Easter. Just a stone’s throw from the Palace, The Mitre makes the perfect place to lay your head after a day full of historical fun. If this sounds like the perfect Easter treat to you, then book your stay at one of the finest hotels in Surrey direct or give us a call on 0208 979 99 88.