Hampton Court Palace was built by Thomas Wolsey in 1525 and famously stolen by King Henry VIII.
The current building was largely the design of Christopher Wren and the gardens are fantastic and huge (mostly laid out by William III and partially designed by 'Capability' Brown).
Now it is a lovely museum with many special events throughout the year, including these annual favourites:
|27 March - 29 October 2005|
|Monday-Sunday||10.00 - 18.00|
|30 October 2005 - 25 March 2006|
|26 March - 28 October 2006|