Historic Royal Palaces

Historic Royal Palaces is the independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace and the Banqueting House.

They have an excellent YouTube channel that offers a behind-the-scenes introduction to the palaces and the people that tell their stories.

The channel also offers excellent short videos about the Tudor Monarchs and Tudor England.

The Ghosts of Hampton Court

Henry’s Women

Lighting a Tudor Fire Without Matches

What Tudor cooks wore and why

Turning the spit

Show and tell with spices

King’s Confectionary

Why Henry VIII would have gone to war

Henry VIII travel itinerary

The Psychology of Henry VIII

Politics in the time of Henry VIII

Henry VIII: Medicine in Tudor England

Henry VIII: Love, Sex & Marriage

The Death of Henry VIII

Henry VIII on film

Death in Tudor England

Henry VIII: Beliefs in Tudor England

Henry VIII: Architecture in Tudor England

Henry VIII: Treasure in Tudor England

Henry VIII and art

Hilary Mantel and David Starkey discuss Henry VIII- Part 1, 2 & 3

Clothing in Henry VIII Tudor England

Henry VIII’s kitchens at Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace- An introduction

The Tower of London- An introduction

Toilets through time

Tudor Christmas at Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace: Medieval secrets revealed

Dance in Henry VIII’s Tudor England



  1. wendy Charnock says:

    I would lie to plan a visit to Hampton Court Palace for my U3A group for our Christmas trip. What is on offer especially for Christmas, We usually plan a late November outing from Cambridge

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