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Richmond Park is one of my favourite place to visit. Take a picnic, a camera and some good walking shoes. Explore. It's beautiful all year round and each season gives the park a different personality.   The deer roam free and it's quite wonderful to get close to them (not too close mind, they are dangerous and you don't want to scare them).

Richmond Park is one of my favourite place to visit. Take a picnic, a camera and some good walking shoes. Explore. It's beautiful all year round and each season gives the park a different personality. The deer roam free and it's quite wonderful to get close to them (not too close mind, they are dangerous and you don't want to scare them).

Another special venue in which to experience music is the amazing Tudor chapel at Hampton Court Palace. Sitting gazing at the stunning celestial blue ceiling, peppered with gold stars, is like looking up into the heavens. This has been an inspirational place since Henry VIII was on the throne. See the nearby deer park, walk by the Thames and in the gardens, lose yourself in the maze, see the Real Tennis Court, but most of all, attend evensong in the chapel, to experience its special…

A Guide to Visiting London's Hampton Court Palace

Another special venue in which to experience music is the amazing Tudor chapel at Hampton Court Palace. Sitting gazing at the stunning celestial blue ceiling, peppered with gold stars, is like looking up into the heavens. This has been an inspirational place since Henry VIII was on the throne. See the nearby deer park, walk by the Thames and in the gardens, lose yourself in the maze, see the Real Tennis Court, but most of all, attend evensong in the chapel, to experience its special…

Sherlock Holmes Museum, Baker Street, London, England.  This wasn't there when we visited.  Need to go back!

Corners of London Part I

Sherlock Holmes Museum, Baker Street, London, England. This wasn't there when we visited. Need to go back!

Eltham Palace was given to Edward II in 1305 by the Bishop of Durham, and used as a royal residence in the 14-16th cent. According to one account the incident  that inspired Edward III's foundation of the Order of the Garter took place here. As the favourite palace of Henry IV it played host to the only Byzantine emperor ever to visit England. The young Henry VIII also grew up here; it was here that he met and impressed the scholar Erasmus in 1499 introduced by Thomas More.

Eltham Palace was given to Edward II in 1305 by the Bishop of Durham, and used as a royal residence in the 14-16th cent. According to one account the incident that inspired Edward III's foundation of the Order of the Garter took place here. As the favourite palace of Henry IV it played host to the only Byzantine emperor ever to visit England. The young Henry VIII also grew up here; it was here that he met and impressed the scholar Erasmus in 1499 introduced by Thomas More.

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@LONDON | TAG #THISISLONDON on Instagram: “One of the best shots we've seen of #BushyPark. Incredible photo by @dodgingthelight Congrats PAUL! // #thisislondon”

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