Did you know?
Hatfield House is home to The Rainbow Portrait, perhaps the most colourful Tudor portrait
The magnificent water sculpture ‘Renaissance,’ designed by one of Britain’s most prolific sculptors, Angela Conner, stands to the front of Hatfield House
The Old Palace was built in 1485 by the Bishop of Ely, John Morton. Henry VIII acquired the Palace in 1538 and used it as a nursery for his three children
In 1558 Queen Elizabeth I was sitting under an oak tree in Hatfield Park when she learnt of her succession to the throne of England