Join us at the Great Garden Festival 1 – 7 July 2019
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival will return to the historic grounds of Hampton Court Palace in July.
The 34 acre showground will be packed with stunning gardens and spectacular floral displays. The show will feature live demonstrations from top celebrity chefs and gardeners.
To make an extra special day of it, you can arrive by boat from Richmond or Kingston.
A shuttle boat service will be running from the Thames entrance of Hampton Court Station to the flower show gates. This service will run from 4pm – 11pm on Preview Evening Mon 1 July AND daily from 9am to 7pm Tuesday 2 to Sunday 7 July.
This saves you a 20 minute walk from the station and is a fun way to start your day.
Ticket prices: £3.50 per trip or, season ticket Tues – Sun £15
To buy boat tickets for the shuttle boat exit Hampton Court station from the Thames entrance and you will see the Turks booth outside the station. They can also be purchased at the flower show pier.
Arrive by boat to Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
Travelling from Kingston or Richmond
Boats can be picked up from Kingston and Richmond – piers are within a short walk of train stations and public transport.
Avoid all the hassle of traffic, parking, or packed trains and take a leisurely scenic cruise right to the flower show entrance. Plants travel for free!
Bar and toilet on board each boat.
RHS members save £2 on the cost of an adult boat ticket from Richmond or Kingston to Hampton Court – just show your RHS membership card.
- Kingston to Hampton Court is £8 for a single ticket, £10 for a return
- Richmond to Hampton Court is £10 for a single ticket, £12.50 for a return.
Tickets from Kingston or Richmond to Hampton Court – or return journeys – are purchased on-board.
The RHS discount does not apply to the shuttle boat ticket, concessionary tickets and cannot be used in conjuncton with any other offer.