Tudor Days Out
Tower of London
The Tower of London is one of the most historically important sites in the world and has been home to monarchs and menageries. With over one thousand years of thrilling tales and secrets buried in its walls, you are sure to discover something for you and your family to enjoy. Visit the Tower and imagine what it was like when Katherine and Matilda were imprisoned...
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Hampton Court Palace
Henry VIII had more than 60 houses at the time of his death in 1547 but none were more lavish than Hampton Court. Take a day to discover the magnificent palace that was Henry's most loved home, and see if you can glimpse Katherine Howard's ghost in the Haunted Gallery.
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Museum of London
Discover the story of the world's greatest city and its people at the Museum of London. With fascinating exhibitions and interactive displays you will be able to experience London from prehistoric times to the present day. Don't forget to visit the Tudor Gallery and see what daily life would have been like for Matilda and her friends!
Sudeley Castle has had royal connections for a thousand years and was the home of Katherine Parr, last wife of Henry VIII. With its stunning gardens and extensive grounds, it is a fabulous day out for the entire family, with a Pheasantry, medieval ruins and adventure playground. Photo courtesy of Sudeley Castle.
With Matilda's Keepsakes and Secrets book you can enjoy a host of activities with your friends, family or on your own. Plan a Tudor themed sleepover, make delicious Tudor treats, use Tudor-vibed hair and fashion ideas or even make your own family tree.
Matilda's Keepsake and Secrets