Leeds Castle sits across two islands in the middle of the River Len in Kent. During the sixteenth century, Henry VIII lavished money on refurbishing apartments in the Gloriette (the castle’s keep and the location of its most privy apartments) for his first wife, Katherine of Aragon. Katherine certainly stayed at Leeds Castle, as did Katherine Parr. Today, the castle offers a range of luxury accommodation.
Venturing out of the city of London, we travel to Canterbury, Kent. An important medieval city, The Tudor Travel Guide explores the city’s sixteenth century history, providing inspiration for your next Tudor road trip to Canterbury.
In this guide, we travel to Kent on a packed six-day itinerary from east to west, visiting some of the best Tudor places the county has to offer.
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