Top 3 Places to Stay Where Anne Boleyn Stayed

| March 11, 2014

Top 3 Places to Stay Where Anne Boleyn Stayed

It’s wonderful to visit historic places linked to Anne Boleyn, but I know from experience that there’s nothing quite like actually staying in one and it is possible to do. Here are my top three picks for accommodation linked to Anne Boleyn. Have you stayed in one? Do share your experience in the comments section […]

6 November 1541 – Henry VIII Abandons Catherine Howard at Hampton Court Palace

| November 6, 2013

6 November 1541 – Henry VIII Abandons Catherine Howard at Hampton Court Palace

On Sunday 6th November 1541, Henry VIII abandoned his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, at Hampton Court Palace. During the day, he “dined at a little place in the fields” near the palace “on pretext of hunting”, and then that night returned to London and met with his council from midnight “until 4 or 5 a.m. […]

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day Three – Hampton Court Palace

| September 27, 2012

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day Three – Hampton Court Palace

Here’s Tim’s diary entry from day three of The Anne Boleyn Experience 2012 tour… Today we spent our day out at Hampton Court Palace, which is a wonderful place to visit. We were met by Jane, our costumed guide, who took us around the Tudor parts of the palace, explaining the history of the construction, […]

Executed Queens Tour Day 5 – Hampton Court Palace

| June 14, 2012

Executed Queens Tour Day 5 – Hampton Court Palace

The latest diary entry from Tim… This morning we awoke to glorious sunshine streaming in through the leaded windows of Hever castle – a stunning change to the cold rain of yesterday afternoon. As it was early, I decided to take a stroll around some of the grounds, and with the clear light and no […]

Hampton Court Palace – A Tudor Gem

| September 5, 2011

Hampton Court Palace – A Tudor Gem

The beautiful riverside Hampton Court Palace is a treasure trove for Tudor history lovers, which is why it features on all three of our Tudor history tours. Visitors cannot help but be awestruck at its beauty and excited by the Tudor treasures this still sumptuous palace keeps safe. The History of Hampton Court Palace Hampton […]

Day 6 of The Executed Queens Tour

| May 21, 2011

Day 6 of The Executed Queens Tour

Sorry about the delay in posting this but yesterday, Day 6, was a very busy day and last night was our last night so I just didn’t get chance to write. Day 6 of The Executed Queens Tour was spent at Hampton Court Palace where we had a private guided tour from Siobhan, who works […]

Sport for the King with Anne Boleyn at Hampton Court Palace

| August 26, 2010

Sport for the King with Anne Boleyn at Hampton Court Palace

Enjoy the company of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn this Bank Holiday Weekend (28th-30th August) at Hampton Court Palace at their special “Sport for the King with Anne Boleyn” weekend of activities. The Hampton Court Palace website has this to say about the weekend:- “Love is in the air as Queen Anne prepares for a […]

Tudor Tours 2011

| June 2, 2010

Tudor Tours 2011

They’re here! The Executed Queens Tour 2011 and The Anne Boleyn Experience 2011 are now taking bookings over at http://tour.theanneboleynfiles.com/ As I write this, there are only 10 places left on the May Executed Queens Tour and 21 places on the July Anne Boleyn Experience, so please be quick if you want to join us […]