Hever Castle and Anne Boleyn – Guest Post by Katherine Longhi

| June 11, 2014

Hever Castle and Anne Boleyn – Guest Post by Katherine Longhi

Katherine Longhi is the author of Hever Castle and Anne Boleyn, a tour guide of Hever Castle with a focus on Anne’s life and legacy. Here’s a blog post that she’s written for us sharing her favourite rooms in Hever Castle. If you like this post, there’s even the chance to purchase the book at […]

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 […]

9 October 1514 – The Wedding of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor

| October 9, 2012

9 October 1514 – The Wedding of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor

On 9th October 1514, the eighteen year-old Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII, married the fifty-two year-old King Louis XII of France at Abbeville. You can read the details of the wedding and Mary’s appearance in my post Mary Tudor Marries Louis XII of France but I wanted to share with you Tim’s photo of […]

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, […]

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day Two – Hever Castle

| September 26, 2012

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day Two – Hever Castle

Here’s Tim’s diary entry for day two of the tour… Well, after an amazing breakfast we started our full day at Hever Castle with a private tour around the castle. Our guide was very knowledgeable and it was great to spend some time looking at the wonderful portrait collection here. After that, I took a […]

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day One – Arrival at Hever Castle

| September 25, 2012

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day One – Arrival at Hever Castle

I know some of you live vicariously through our tour reports, so Tim is going to report back after every day of the tour. Over to Tim… After a successful meet-up in Victoria, our wonderful group of Tudor history fans headed off by coach to Hever Castle for our first evening. As always, the first […]

Executed Queens Tour Day 4 – Hever Castle

| June 13, 2012

Executed Queens Tour Day 4 – Hever Castle

Here’s Tim’s diary entry for day four of the Executed Queens Tour… Today we travelled down from Coombe Abbey, in the Midlands, to Hever Castle, in Kent. I absolutely LOVE Hever Castle, and it seems to hold a magical aura for all Tudor history fans. After our buffet lunch in the Astor wing, we decided […]

Tudor Tours Early Bird Booking Offers Ends Tonight!

| September 9, 2011

Tudor Tours Early Bird Booking Offers Ends Tonight!

Just a quick reminder for those of you who want to book your place on one of our Tudor tours – the Early Bird booking offer, which gives you £100 (per person) off the total cost of the tour, ends tonight at midnight. Don’t miss out! The offer applies to all three of our 2012 […]