|The view of London City from the bus to|
Waterloo Station to catch the train.
|The London Eye and Houses of Parliament|
|A first view of Hampton Court Palace from |
outside the station looking across the
|The gates at the entrance to the Palace.|
|Just some of the many ornate chimney |
stacks at the Palace.
|One of the many heraldic animals - |
this one holds the Rose of England.
|A lovely view through the archway of |
the old Palace
|A very ornate well (I think!)|
|The front of the Old Palace.|
|Sadly I cannot remember who|
this chap is!
|Inside - the great kitchens.|
|A real fire was burning too it was massive!|
|Some of the lovely things in the shop.|
|More goodies in the shop - typical of |
what the royals would have used.
|A beautiful heraldic animal.|
|An even more spectacular one!|
|They were situated in the Bishops' Courtyard|
the colours of green and white were typical of
Tudor gardens which were neatly laid in
rectangles and squares as here.
I loved this garden.
|The magnificent ceiling in the |
Chapel Royal - which is to this day
owned by the Monarch.
|Another courtyard in the newer section |
of the Palace.
|Beautiful paintings adorn the walls and ceilings.|
|The fabulous dial on the older part of the Palace.|
|Anne Boleyn and her maid?! |
They spoke to you "in character".
|One of the fabulously ornate |
key plates on the doors.
|A real rock crystal chandelier - this was |
very old too.
|A bed of one of the Kings - William I think.|
|And beautiful drapery on another bed!|
|A dining room.|
|Lovely stained glass windows |
in one of the halls.
|The rear of the new part of the Palace.|
|King Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn were|
in the Courtyard as we left.
|A last view of the Palace as we left.|
|The view of the bridge across the Rover Thames.|