A Day at Hampton Court Palace

Today we had the honor of taking a private tour of Hampton Court Palace. My husband & I have been before but this was our first trip together. It’s been a magical day. Here are a few highlights.

Entry to the Tudor kitchens via the Grace & Favour apartments
Anne Boleyn’s Gateway, Tudor brickwork & ceiling
I’m so in love with this clock! ❤️
The color, symbolism & pageantry of Henry VIII
Ceiling medallions of the Tudor Rose & Royal insignias from the Henrican Court
Jane Seymour’s Phoenix Rising crest
Victorian reproductions of Tudor stained glass
The Tudor’s Great Hall & tapestries
Henry & Anne inscription
Commerative memorial to Anne Boleyn outside the Queen’s Quarters
The turret room in the Anne Boleyn quarters where she prayed for days knowing that Henry had grown tired of her.
Jane Seymour gave birth to Edward VI in the rooms on the top floor.
Selfie in the William & Mary wing of the palace.
The immortal Rainbow Portrait of Elizabeth I
Close-up of the Bacton Altar Cloth. The fabric appears to be similar, possibly the same, as the bodice of the dress worn in the Rainbow Portrait.
Henry VIII’s apartments

What a dream come true!

9 responses to “A Day at Hampton Court Palace”

  1. Sherry Sharpnack Avatar
    Sherry Sharpnack

    Thank you for sharing! Just gorgeous!

    1. Thank you! We had the best time ever! I’m so glad you enjoyed the post.

  2. Thanks for taking us with you!

    1. You are always welcome! xoxo

  3. Eva D. Hendricks Avatar
    Eva D. Hendricks

    Beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

    1. Thank you for stopping by!

  4. Wow! How amazing to see this! Thank you for sharing!

    1. Thank you for stopping by Michelle, and thanks for the kind words. Glad you enjoyed it!

  5. Love it, can’t wait to go myself!! Thanks for sharing!!

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