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Discover 'handsome' Henry VIII

Published: Saturday 30th of August 2008

Visitors to London can discover how Henry VIII looked before he developed his penchant for fine dining, at the Young Henry VIII exhibition at Hampton Court Palace.

Tourists using their London Pass to gain entry to the exhibition will have the opportunity to meet the "meet the 'pin-up' prince, before he became fat old Henry VIII".

The exhibition features a series of paintings from the Royal Collection, along with interactive audio-visual displays.

Those visiting Hampton Court Palace can also learn about Catherine of Aragon - Henry's long-suffering wife of 20 years - and his chief minister Thomas Wolsey.

With a history dating back to the 11th century, Hampton Court Palace is one London attraction that is not to be missed.

Aside from exploring the Young Henry exhibition, visitors can get lost in the palace's world-famous maze, watch live demonstrations of Tudor cookery and visit the Chapel Royal.

Visitors to Hampton Court Palace can gain entry using their London Pass

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