Hampton Court Palace

On Wednesday 1st of November, Year 4 went on an educational visit to Hampton Court Palace.

When I got off the coach I was amazed of what I was seeing in front of me!  After I walked in, as a class we went inside the Royal kitchens and it had the biggest fireplaces that I have ever seen!  We also saw the fish court and in the fish court we talked about the food the Tudors ate and I found out that King Henry VIII ate sweets that were covered in pure gold!!!  And it was perfectly ok to eat the gold but if you do it make sure it’s real gold.

After we had lunch the class split into groups. My group went to see the haunted gallery and they call it haunted hall because they say that people have seen the ghost of Catherine Howard in the gallery…

After we looked at all the paintings big and small in the gallery, we walked a bit more and saw a projector video of Henry VIII getting married with Anne Boleyn. After we walked, we saw a re-creation of Henry VIII’s crown and if you go past it you will see a place that looked a bit like the inside of a church.

After that we asked where Henry VIII’s room was and the man told us that there wasn’t actually his bedroom in the whole palace! So we went to where another monarch spent his time and when we went in everything was made out of paper and even the dresses and the suits were made out of paper!  Then we walked a bit more around the palace and after we finished walking around the palace we all went to the gardens and had a little play-around and all met up as a class. 


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