Category Archives: Places

Winchester Cathedral and Wolvesey Castle (Old Bishop’s Palace)

Last summer I visited Winchester Cathedral, where Mary I married Philip of Spain and the ruins of Wolvesey Castle, the old Bishop’s Palace (where their first meeting took place and their wedding feast was held). We had better weather than … Continue reading

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Christmas at Hever Castle

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At the beginning of December I visited Hever Castle for my sister’s birthday. The Christmas tree theme this year is the Nutcracker, which pleased my niece! We loved the carousel too!

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Tour of Syon

In September I went on the Totally Thames Tour of Syon House. The afternoon consisted of a interesting guided tour of the ground floor of the house, where I learnt some new facts about Syon One of the highlights of … Continue reading

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‘England’s Forgotten Queen’ – Syon, Tower of London and Framlingham Castle

Three of the filming locations for ‘England’s Forgotten Queen’ were: Syon Park – where Jane found out she was Queen. Tower of London – where Jane was both Queen and prisoner. Framlingham Castle – where Mary raised her standard against … Continue reading

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Queen of Bradgate Park Celebrations

The Queen of Bradgate Park celebrations begin tomorrow. Full details can be found here. I am looking forward to reading the eulogy at the Remembrance and Rose Petal Service on Sunday 16th July.

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