London Day 7: Hampton Court Palace – Part 5


There are several gardens surrounding the Hampton Court Palace.

London-Day-7-Hampton-Court-Palace-32

A view of the Privy Garden from the King’s apartment. The Privy Garden is the King’s private garden.

London-Day-7-Hampton-Court-Palace-40

The Great Fountain Garden. This garden was added by William III and Mary II. Only one of the thirteen fountains survives.

London-Day-7-Hampton-Court-Palace-41

The large yew trees were planted by Queen Anne.

London-Day-7-Hampton-Court-Palace-42

View of the east front from the Great Fountain Garden. The Barogue style designed by Sir Christopher Wren featuring a great stone centerpiece and Corinthian columns supporting the giant pediment containing Caius Gabriel Cibber’s relief of Hercules triumphing over envy.

London-Day-7-Hampton-Court-Palace-43

The lone surviving fountain in the Great Fountain Garden.

London-Day-7-Hampton-Court-Palace-44

There were not a lot of flowers to be seen in the garden as we were there in mid autumn.

London-Day-7-Hampton-Court-Palace-45

The only flowers we captured in print.

London-Day-7-Hampton-Court-Palace-46

Another view of the garden.

London-Day-7-Hampton-Court-Palace-47

That’s the end of our tour of Hampton Court Palace. We exited via the Lions Gate near the maze.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s