Day 4: Tour Of Your Choice
Discover England’s largest royal residence and still lived in by the Queen. See the magnificent State Apartments, St. George’s Chapel, one of the finest examples of perpendicular architecture and fan vaulted ceilings in Britain, and Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, perfect to the tiniest detail.
A favorite residence of Henry VIII, built in 1514 and beautifully situated along the River Thames. Five of his wives lived here and the ghosts of two – Jane Seymour and Catherine Howard – supposedly haunt it. See the world’s largest grape vine, the maze, astronomical clock and Henry VIII’s tennis court. After your visit, your coach will take you to the Roehampton Tennis Club.
Nestled at the edge of Richmond Park and founded 1901,the Roehampton Club is London’s premier multi-sports club where many pro players choose to practice during the Wimbledon tournament itself.
Steeped in history and prestige, the Roehampton Club has a great range of surfaces: ten grass, four synthetic grass, eight Poraflex cushioned acrylic courts (three of these indoor), three smash-courts, and three indoor carpet courts.
Don’t forget to bring your tennis whites, and after playing you will enjoy a catered barbecue after tennis on the club grounds!