The Tudor Travel Guide

Your Visitor's Companion to the Aristocratic Houses of the Sixteenth Century

Autumn is about to burst upon us here in England, in all its vibrant glory; a time of dazzling colours, warm fires and great bounty in the kitchen garden, with apple trees festooned with a huge variety of heritage fruits. On crisp, clear autumn days there are dazzling vistas across gardens, grassland and lakes making …

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  On this day, 19th May, we are all remembering Anne Boleyn. As a lover of Tudor history, you will know all about the dramatic events that so defined Anne’s tragic end. But what about her life? For me today is a day to celebrate that life, and whilst her extraordinary story has often been explored …

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  How does the run up to May 19th make you feel?  There’s a lot of buzz on social media as the countdown begins at the end of April. But if you love Anne Boleyn, I guessing you have a heavy heart. The betrayal and bitter sadness of it all weighs heavy. We think of …

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On the 5th May, in just under one week’s time, Anne Boleyn will once again arrive at the Tower, a prisoner accused of treason, incest and adultery. It is certain to send shivers down your spine, as the veil between the past and present falls away. No, I am not crazy! Historic Royal Palaces are …

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Easter is upon us; it is a time of rebirth and celebration. But in Tudor terms, what springs to mind for you when you think of Easter? For me, well, I immediately think of Greenwich Palace. For it was at Greenwich Palace that Anne Boleyn was first publicly presented as queen, at Easter, on the …

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