Castles: Hampton Court Palace, London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames, Greater London, Middlesex, England. It was originally built for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, a favourite of King Henry VIII, circa 1514; in 1529, as Wolsey fell from favor, the palace passed to the King. It exhibits its original Tudor style, as well as signs of its later Baroque remodeling.
Richmond upon Thames. What to do? Shopping, pub lunch on river, walk to Kew Gardens or Richmond park or cycle to Kew or to Hampton Court! Bikes available for hire in Richmond Station or on river under the bridge