Jim and Elsie’s 1978 Tour – Day 33

Wednesday, 3 May 197

Fine, warm

Jennifer and Jeff picked us up at the hotel about 10. Drove to Hampton Court.

Elsie, Jennifer, Jeff and Anthony

Jim , Jeff, Anthony and Jennifer







Impressive gardens. Built for [Cardinal Thomas] Wolsey originally taken over by Henry VIII. Well appointed chapel. Large hall – centre hearthstone for open fire, wood panelled walls where all the people had a feast. King sat on slightly raised dias.

Hampton Court Gardens

Jennifer feeding a squirrel

Lunch in self serve cafeteria.

Drove to Ham House on the River Thames. Afternoon tea on the lawn. Jennifer fed the squirrels.

Back to Jennifer’s for tea.