England Royal Landmarks 1st part; Hampton Court Palace

6-days England Summer Solo Travel (United Kingdom)
June 27 to July 03, 2014

London City tour last part; sightseeing at night

How to go to Hampton Court;
Hampton Court Palace is 400m away from exit of Hampton Court station of South West Train Zone 6. Entrance fee is included in London Pass. Photography and video taking is permitted inside.

Two places in one - explore Henry VII's magnificent Tudor palace, feel the heat in hist vast kitchens and eerie chill along the Processional route, said to be haunted by Henry VII's 5th wife, Queen Catherine Howard. Hampton court Palace Gardens, relax in over 60 acres of beautiful gardens that lead to the River Thames, featuring sparkling fountains, glorious displays of over 200,000 flowering bulbs and 750 acres of tranquil royal parkland. Stroll through the elegant baroque palace and glorious formal gardens of William III  and Mary II.

Disappear into the Hedge Maze, where whispers of the past will follow your every step to the center of this topiary puzzle. Created in 1690, a form of entertainment for William III, today the Maze covers the one third of an acre and consists of half a mile of winding paths surrounded by towering yew tree walls. On average it takes 20 minutes to reach the center. A Guinness World Record holder for the oldest surviving hedge maze built by William III and Mary II. It was designed by royal gardeners and planted using hornbeam to form the hedges. The maze covers an area of 0.5 acres and total path of 800m.

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court

England Royal landmarks; inside Hampton Court


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