The Kings Arms Hotel
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... they demolished a third of the Tudor style palace and rebuilt in the Baroque style. In my photos it shows the different between the two and where they meet.
I entered through the Seymour Gate on the left side of the castle and made my way to Base Court, the giant courtyard behind the main entrance of the castle. I had a free audio guide which gave four different tours which was good but also very slow.. so I learnt to fast forward. From Base Court I went through to ...
... is set up as it was in the Tudor period with actors performing a variety of enactments of significant periods of history from King Henry VIII's time.
The palace was originally built by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey in 1514, who at that time, was King Henry VIII most trusted advisor. Cardinal Wolsey spent considerable money to build and decorate the palace which was described at that time as the finest palace in the kingdom. However, Wolsey only had a chance to live ...
... it so you can't get close"), we booked a half day tour to the site. It was great! True, it is a pile of rocks in a field (the remains of a temple) and there was a fence (a thin cord stretching around the ruins that was about two feet high). Fortunately, we got there around 10:30 and the parking lots were less than a third full. We walked out to the ruins with an audio headset. at various points a numbered sign would tell us what button ...
Housekeeping: Maids and cleaners are often the hardest hotel employees to
motivate, since they’re low-paid and unskilled. That’s why it’s a sign of an
excellent, well-run hotel when you can tell that the housekeeping staff are
observant and take pride in their work. Look for staff who clean in
out-of-the-way places, like under the bed, and if you’ve taken the
eco-conscious option not to have your sheets and ...
... Ward, where successive monarchs have had their private apartments since the fourteenth century. In the 1170s Henry II rebuilt - in stone instead of wood - the Round Tower, the outer walls of the Upper and most of the Lower Ward, and the Royal apartments in the Upper Ward. In the 1360s Edward III, who was born at Windsor, extended the Castle. He created the immense St. George's Hall for the use of the Knights of his newly founded Order of the ...