Hever Castle was the childhood home of Mary, Anne and George Boleyn. It was an easy and short trip from the Gatwick Airport. The castle holds several paintings, some of the love letters that Henry VIII wrote to Anne Boleyn and a letter that she wrote to him. Hever Castle felt like a grand home, that I wished I grew up in.
Windsor Castle has served as a home to Royalty such as Queen Victoria, Queen Mary, a young Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Inside the castle you can see Queen Mary’s (wife of King George V) extensive doll house, as well as an impressive art collection. Windsor Castle has captured my interest and Shakespeare’s; as Windsor Castle holds the setting in the Shakespeare play “The Merry Wives of Windsor.”