Barbara Heninger Two-Week England Tour
Featuring London and The Lake District


August 29, 2015 through September 13, 2015
2015, Herbert E. Lindberg

Day 5, Hampton Court Palace, Page 2 of 4

This page is part of the following day by day tour. The full tour is also given in four full-screen, high definition YouTube videos which you can jump to from Tour Videos. The pictures here allow you to focus back on specific items that interest you from the videos. The page numbers in the table below are links to jump to the page. Also,  when you are marching through all the pages you can use links at the bottom of each page to jump to the logically following page to view the entire trip in chronological order.

1. London -- Westminster, St. James's Park Page 1    Page 2
2. London -- Trafalgar Square, National Gallery
Page 1    Page 2
3. London -- Science Museum, Churchill War Rooms
Page 1 
4. London -- Thames River Cruise, Tower of London
Page 1    Page 2   Page 3
5. London, Half-hour Train Ride to -- Hampton Court Palace
Page 1    Page 2    Page 3   Page 4
6.   Lake District -- Arrive at Two-Views Cottage
Page 1 
7.   Lake District -- Steam Gondola Lake Cruise
Page 1    Page 2
8.   Lake District -- Troutbeck and Windermere
Page 1   
9.   Lake District -- Beatrix Potter Hill Top, Tea at Broadoaks
Page 1    Page 2
10. Lake District -- Wordsworth Home, Troutbeck Townend
Page 1    Page 2   Page 3
11. Lake District -- Wordsworth Church in Grasmere, Castlerigg
Page 1    Page 2
12. Lake District -- Herb & Mary Walk from Two-Views Cottage
Page 1   
13. Lake District -- Chatsworth--home of the Duke of Devonsire
Page 1    Page 2   Page 3

Baking oven.

Another angle.

This mamouth fireplace had a hot fire in it. (Mary always carried my cane under duress, as you can tell by her expression.)

Beef roasts (plastic) on spits ready for a fireplace.   (Click for Large)

Spice room?   (Click for Large)

Henry VIII's beer and wine cellar.  He was know as the Great Consumer, of food, beer, wine and women.

Crumbling walls in these bowels of the castle.

Fountain Court, the beginning of the Baroque part of the castle, designed by Sir Cristopher Wren for William III in about 1690.

Elaborate stairway in William III's Baroque part of the castle.   (Click for Large)
The angels and groups on clouds seem to float in space,
(because some or all of the columns are painted on the walls?).

Another example in the same stairwell.  I wish I had had time to examine how this was done.   (Click for Large)

A peek out a window at William III's magnificent Privy Garden.   (Click for Large)

The throne room, where important people could be in the King's presence.   (Click for Large)

Another perspective.  On the wall is one of about 100 remaining tapestries from Henry VIII's collection of about 2000.   (Click for Large)

King under care of angels?   (Click for Large)

Symmetric view of central William III's Privy Garden.   (Click for Large)

Another tapestry -- Henry VIII was big on head bashing.   (Click for Large)

Hall used by William III for exercise walking.  His Privy Garden is on the left.

Formal dining room for small groups of William III's family and close associates.


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1. London -- Westminster, St. James's Park Page 1    Page 2
2. London -- Trafalgar Square, National Gallery
Page 1    Page 2
3. London -- Science Museum, Churchill War Rooms
Page 1 
4. London -- Thames River Cruise, Tower of London
Page 1    Page 2   Page 3
5. London, Half-hour Train Ride to -- Hampton Court Palace
Page 1    Page 2    Page 3   Page 4
6.   Lake District -- Arrive at Two-Views Cottage
Page 1 
7.   Lake District -- Steam Gondola Lake Cruise
Page 1    Page 2
8.   Lake District -- Troutbeck and Windermere
Page 1   
9.   Lake District -- Beatrix Potter Hill Top, Tea at Broadoaks
Page 1    Page 2
10. Lake District -- Wordsworth Home, Troutbeck Townend
Page 1    Page 2   Page 3
11. Lake District -- Wordsworth Church in Grasmere, Castlerigg
Page 1    Page 2
12. Lake District -- Herb & Mary Walk from Two-Views Cottage
Page 1   
13. Lake District -- Chatsworth--home of the Duke of Devonsire
Page 1    Page 2   Page 3