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.
8. Hampton Court Palace The magnificent Hampton Court Palace in Richmond, London, was Henry VIII’s favourite royal residence. Step back in time for a taste of Tudor life in Henry VIII’s kitchens; lose yourself in the famous Hampton Court Maze; attend a service at the beautiful Chapel Royal and explore the Hampton Court gardens – internationally renowned for being amongst the most beautiful gardens in the world.