For a glimpse into the lifestyle of British Royalty and British heritage, a site that must be visited is the Hampton Court Palace. Though it has not been a royal residence for centuries, it is indeed very exciting to visit and is filled with interesting activities that will keep the entire family entertained. A luxury hotel London will add to the splendour of a visit to the country and a much appreciated choice is The Halkin London. This elegant and stylish London boutique hotel is well located and provides its guests with service fit for kings.
There are numerous sites to be visited on the premises, and one that visitors will admire is the Great Hall. It is one of the largest such medieval halls, and the Royal Shakespeare Company has performed here for the king. The architecture and design portrayed here will please visitors greatly. There are various tours of the once royal abode that will take visitors back to a time when kings and their families inhabited the beautiful palace. Experience royal entertainment at ‘A Living Tudor World’, a recreation of the courtiers who have brought laughs to the palace for centuries. Popular among visitors is the well loved maze on the premises that was created hundreds of years ago. In recent times sound installations have been added to the maze to make the experience more fun filled.
The beautiful chapel that has been in use for more than 450 years is a beautiful sight that visitors will greatly admire. Enjoy the rich grandeur of the beautiful place of worship and see the pews that were once used by the royal family themselves. Another aspect of the palace that is guaranteed to amaze visitors is the garden on the premises, a well maintained large landscape flourishing with lush greenery and charming flowers. It is an exceptional place to spend a day as there are charming cafes to stop by at on site and for a while in the winter visitors can enjoy the ice skating rink that is set up here. With so much to see and do a visit to the Hampton Court Palace is not an experience to be missed.