|Hampton Court Palace|
Hampton Court Palace is situated in East Molesey in Surrey, about 12 miles from central London and is easily accessible by train from Waterloo Station or by car. Hampton Court dates back to the reign of Henry VIII.This magnificent palace is surrounded by beautiful gardens and extensive parkland.
Hampton Court Palace was built in the early 16th century for Cardinal Wolsey who later gave it to King Henry VIII. During King Henry's reign the palace was enlarged adding vast kitchens and the Great Hall and used by Henry and his wives. It was at Hampton Court that Edward VI was born and two weeks later his mother Jane Seymour died.
|The Great Hall|