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RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

  • RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU United Kingdom (map)

2016 highlights

Wander through paradise in the Butterfly Dome

Take the opportunity to wander through thousands of free-flying butterflies from Indonesia and South America in our specially created Butterfly Dome. Be captivated by their jewel-like colours and striking markings. See how many species you can spot as they perch, bask and take flight among the tropical vegetation. Perfect for photographers and wildlife lovers!

Reach for the stars at Family Saturday

Keep the children entertained at our Family Saturday, packed with activities like sowing seeds, a fun family trail to follow, story telling, and and even children's cookery classes. It’s a fun-filled and educational day fueled by rocket science, the theme of each activity. Marvel at our space-themed scarecrows - they're truly out of this world!

Be inspired by our stunning Show Gardens

No flower show would be complete without spectacular Show Gardens, and this year there's more to see than ever before, as well as two new categories to look forward to. The Capability Brown Gardens will celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of the 18th-century landscape architect Lancelot Brown, and at the opposite end of the spectrum the City Garden category will show just how much can be achieved in a small outdoor space.

Shop for plants and smell the roses!

The marvellous Floral Marquee will showcase specially-selected floral exhibitors and specialist nurseries with stunning displays to inspire you. It's the perfect place to stock up on choice and unusual seasonal plants, both here and outdoors in the Plant Village. The Festival of Roses offers glorious and captivating displays, and around the showground there are inspiring talks and demonstrations by celebrity gardeners as well as fabulous shopping opportunities.

Earlier Event: July 3
Ely Aquafest
Later Event: July 16
Essex Festival of Food & Drink