Henry VIII's sixteenth-century pad makes a mighty picturesque backdrop for this 900-metre-square outdoor rink, especially when lit up after dark. Those who aren't too confident on skates can hire an ice guide. Wrap up warm and take a turn on the ice in this regal back yard.
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|Venue name:||Hampton Court Palace||Contact:|
|Opening hours:||Oct-Mar: daily 10am-4.30pm (last ticket sold 3.30pm). Mar-Oct: daily 10am-6pm (last ticket sold 6.pm). Closed Dec 24-26|
|Transport:||Rail: Hampton Court|
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Truly awful. Wait 15 minutes to get on and then wait 25 minutes to get shoes at the end. This is just profiteering of the worst kind. Go and see the palace and then go and skate at a proper rink.
The worst place to be. Crowded, no toilets and you get to wait a while to get your skates and again to get your shoes back.
Absolutely delightful venue! We went to the Sunday 14:45 session, the sun was setting while we were skating, the lights adding to the already magical backdrop of the palace. Unfortunately though the rink itself was waterlogged under at least an inch of water and there were so many skaters on the ice, it was difficult to get around - as if the challenge of staying upright was not enough already;) But if you're prepared to get severely wet, it's worth every penny!