Hampton Court Palace, one of two remaining Tudor Palaces, is a magnificent sprawl of red-brick buildings and wonderful gardens nestling beside the River Thames in south-west London.
The palace has the largest surviving 16th-century kitchens, with six huge fireplaces inside, where a team of 200 cooks would prepare huge all-day feasts for the king and his entourage
Hampton Court Palace lights up in blaze of glory for Christmas
Designed by Henry’s closest advisor, Thomas Wolsey, Hampton Court Palace was originally conceived as Wolsey’s own home—as a reward to himself for becoming Cardinal in 1515.
Illuminated Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court has the largest surviving 16th-century kitchens in the world
Hampton Court Palace, situated close to the River Thames, is one of the enduring castles worked by King Henry VIII
Fortunate place for a wedding
Of Henry’s six spouses, just one of them really endure the marriage without execution, separation, or demise from different causes. This spouse was Catherine Parr, whom Henry wedded at Hampton Court Palace in 1543.