RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show. Stretching over 34 acres, and flanking both sides of the Long Water at Hampton Court Palace, you can enjoy Show Gardens, the Rose Marquee, Floral Marquee, plant pavilions and a variety of talks, demonstrations and exhibits.
The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2019, the world’s largest annual flower show takes place at Hampton Court Palace from 01 July to 07 July 2019.
The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show will be held on the grounds of Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU.
Monday 01 July 2019 – 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm (Preview Evening)
Tuesday 02 July to Saturday 06 July 2019 – 10:00 am to 7:30 pm
Sunday 07 July 2019 – 10:00 am to 5:30 pm*
* As in previous years, the show plant sell-off will begin at 4:00 pm on the last day i.e. Sunday 07 July 2019.
Afternoon tickets to the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2019 for Tuesday 02 July to Saturday 06 July are valid from 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is held on the grounds of Hampton Court Palace in East Molesey, Surrey. The majority of visitors travel to the show by road or by rail.
The show does not have a postcode as it is a temporary event held in the parkland surrounding Hampton Court Palace. If you need a local postcode for your sat nav, the address for the palace is Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU. But please note that this is NOT the postcode for the show car parks; you will need to follow the AA signage for the show car parks when you reach the surrounding area.
Alternatively, head to East Molesey – the closest village to the show – and follow the AA signs from there.
Parking at the show:
There are two car parks at the show: the Stud Gate car park (follow the black signage) and the Hampton Court Green car park (follow the green signage). Both car parks are located off the A308 Hampton Court Road.
Both car parks cost £16 for the day. Disabled parking costs £9 for the day. Motorcycle parking is available in both car parks at a cost of £10 per day.
Traffic marshals are on hand throughout the show to direct visitors to an appropriate car park. Pre-booking has now closed, but if you have already pre-booked parking, you will be directed to an appropriate car park on arrival.
There is a park & ride service available at Apps Court Farm on the A3050 (Junction 11). Follow the red signage. Once parked, you can take the courtesy bus service from Apps Court Farm to the park & ride drop off point at Molesey Lock. From the drop-off point, it is a 15-minute walk to the show, or if you prefer not to walk you can use the ferry service operated by Parr Boats (£3.20 for a single journey). There are return bus services from Molesey Lock to Apps Court Farm throughout the day (the last service departs from Molesey Lock at 7:30 pm Tuesday to Saturday, and at 5:30 pm on Sunday).
The closest railway station to the show is Hampton Court, which is a 30-minute journey from London Waterloo. This service is run by South West Trains and there are frequent trains throughout the show. If you’re travelling in a small group of three to nine people you can save with South West Trains GroupSave discount.
Tube & bus:
Take the District Line to Richmond tube station, then the R68 bus from Richmond to Hampton Court. Buses 411 from Kingston station, 216 from Staines and 111 from Hounslow also stop close to Hampton Court. For more information on timetables, stops or prices visit the Transport for London website.
Hampton Court Station shuttle boat:
Turks Launches operates a shuttle boat service between Hampton Court Station and the Thames Gate Entrance of the show. A single journey costs £3.20 per person. Season ticket available, £12 for Tuesday to Sunday. There is also a full daily schedule of boats from Richmond and Kingston to Hampton Court. RHS members receive £2 discount on a full price adult ticket, single or return.
There are bike racks available at the Thames Entrance and Long Water Gate Entrance.