The walled garden will close at 15.00 on Thursday 7 July for a private event.

Palace tales: Family fun day

Fulham Palace has inspired numerous stories over the centuries from ghostly poems to the Palace Cat! Step into a world of stories full of tall tales and curious cats, create your own zine and come as your favourite storybook character and enter our costume competition!

Explore the Palace and delve into mysteries involving Queen Elizabeth I, a secret garden and a very hungry caterpillar with storytelling throughout the ages.  You can curl up in our reading nook and borrow a book from our children’s library, write your own masterpiece and complete your own activity trail.

Costume competition

Come as your favourite storybook character and enter our costume competition – you could win £30 of book vouchers from Nomad Books, as well as a signed copy of the Palace Cat!

View the Palace Tales activity trail

Watch our Palace Cat story time read by Rachel Bagnall-Bray