The Top 4 Hampton Court Palace Festivals and Events in 2011

Hampton Court Palace makes a great day-trip from London. Not only is it fun to explore the palace, which is rich in Tudor history, but there are often events at the palace that are fun for everyone in the family. There are ghost tours, concerts, festivals, and flower shows, so you can make a full day out of your Hampton Court Palace excursion, rather than trying to fit it into a half day and feeling rushed.

Here are the top 4 events coming up in 2011 that are worth checking out at Hampton Court Palace:

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5 Top Reasons to Visit the Tower of London

The Tower of London is one of the top tourist attractions in London, and for good reason. Its history spans over 1,000 years as a royal residence, prison, and execution site, and was visited by some of the most famous figures in British history.

In addition to its history, there are many activities and sites to see within the castle walls. Here are the five top reasons why you should visit the Tower of London:

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The Portrait of Anne Boleyn Needs Your Help!

The famous portrait of Anne Boleyn in the National Portrait Gallery is in need of conservation treatment. They need £4,000 in donations in order to complete this restoration project.  You can donate to the National Portrait Gallery here.

For those of you Anne Boleyn fans who are heading to London in the next couple months, you might not see this portrait if the NPG doesn’t get enough donations to put this portrait back on display!

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Top Six Free Things to Do in London Rich in Tudor History

Looking for things to do in London? Vacations can get very expensive, especially if you’re not from England and the conversion rate is not in your favor! Although some paid attractions are definitely worth the fee, like admission to castles like the Tower of London, specialized tour groups, or plays near Piccadilly Circus, there are many free London attractions that will make your holiday budget more manageable.

Here are six free things to do in London that are rich in Tudor history:

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6 Top Tudor Sites In or Near London

Planning a trip to London? If you’re a Tudor enthusiast, there are several Tudor hotspots in or near London that you should plan on visiting. Here are some of the top Tudor attractions in or near London, that are rich in Tudor history:

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