"Hampton Court Palace" Hampton Court, Palace & Gardens Tip by Sjalen

Hampton Court, Palace & Gardens, London: 71 reviews and 127 photos


An absolutely great day out is to go to Hampton, beyond Richmond, to visit the famous Hampton Court palace where Henry VIII held court. You can see his apartments and the wonderful Grand Hall as well as the Chapel where he married Catherine Parr. But you can also enjoy the famous Triumphs of Caesar canvases by Andrea Mantegna (15th century) as well as the enormous and fun Tudor Kitchen. When this is done, the Queen's State apartment and the Georgian Rooms awaits you. There truly is something to see for everyone here. The Grand Hall and Tudor Kitchens were my own favourites and as for the eight-year-old, she loved having a go at the famous maze in the gardens. You can go to Hampton village by train from Waterloo and another alternative is to cruise from Westminster Pier in the centre of London - an absolutely wonderful way to get here. Just be prepared that the latter takes up to four hours so that's if you don't want to linger too much at the palace. You can see many more images on my Hampton page.

Address: East Molesey, KT8 9AU
Directions: Rail from Waterloo to Hampton. Boat from Westminster, Kew or Richmond.
Phone: +44 20 8781 9500
Website: http://www.hrp.org.uk

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 3, 2007
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