Historic Royal Palaces
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All three ruled England
Henry VIII's first wife. She was 23, he was 17
Who was the real Guy Fawkes, the man behind the mask?
This wild spirit found himself caged at the Tower of London
Iconic fortress, royal palace and infamous prison
Henry VIII's third and favourite wife
Meet Sir Walter Raleigh in a live performance and family activities to mark the 400th anniversary of his execution
20-28 October 2018
Tower of London
11.00, 13.00 and 15.00
Learn why people ended up as prisoners in the Tower of London, in the very rooms where some of them were held.
Renowned across the world, Hampton Court Palace's beautiful gardens are an unmissable attraction.
Hampton Court Palace
Shoot arrows, assemble firearms and brandish a sword in this exciting, hands-on experience in the White Tower.
Get Christmas off to a traditional start by singing carols through some of the palace courtyards.
17-23 December 2018
18:00 and 20:00
Join Joint Chief Curator Tracy Borman as she examines the men surrounding this much-married monarch in the Tudor King's Great Hall.
29 October 2018
Find out how Christmas was celebrated at Hampton Court Palace.