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"No One Does Feasting Like the Tudors" --- Discover Henry VIII's Kitchens

This summer, Hampton Court Palace is inviting the public to travel back to 1538, when the Palace hosted 800 courtiers and ambassadors celebrating the birth of Edward, Henry’s son and heir. 227 more words

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Witness the Flowers in Bloom: the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

People around the world travel to witness the largest annual flower show: the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

This flower show offers a lot to its audience — not only does it showcase its beautiful flower displays, but it also teaches guests on how to grow food, offers opportunities for purchases of plants, flowers, and accessories, and raises awareness on environmental concerns. 402 more words


Week 81: Henry VIII's Tennis Court

Our trip to Roubaix concluded on Monday morning, and by mid-morning we were already back in the UK. Jacqueline stayed down in London, while I took both our bikes back in to Cambridge, making it in time for lunch. 666 more words


Hampton Court Palace

Today I am going to write about one of the finest historical palaces in England, Hampton Court. Despite spending years of my childhood obsessed with the Tudors and events that took place within the palace walls, it took me until my 25th year to visit it. 1,830 more words

Utopian Cycling – Putney Bridge to Hampton Court in Pictures

The River Thames towpath gravel cycle ride from Putney to Hampton court is just under 26 kilometres long and can be completed in a hour and a bit (plus the time taken to get to Putney or Hampton Court) making it a convenient… 937 more words

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The Stables - Hampton Court

Looking for a friendly bar restaurant after your visit to Hampton Court? Why not visit The Stables – which is just a stone’s throw from the grounds. 174 more words


Have you ever seen the rain

In Canada, we are able to enjoy four distinct seasons and everyone awaits the end of a long winter, eager to gently embrace spring.  So, it was quite a jolt when nature threw a curve-ball last week, with freezing rain and howling gale-force winds smiting us with ice pellets.  807 more words