Hector Goes Wild at Hampton Court Warren
Hector Goes Wild at Hampton Court Warren

Hector is a happy house rabbit until Foxy chases him through the hedge and into the wild where he is saved by the wild rabbits of Hampton Court.

Nannie in the hospital burrow of Hampton Court WarrenThe Lord and Lady of Hampton Court Warren
Nannie in her hospital at Hampton Court WarrenThe Lord and Lady of Hampton Court Warren
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Pine Cone Club badges
Pine Cone Club badges
Rabbit holes
The best examples of the man-made warrens are at Warren Plantation and north of the junction between Lime Avenue and Chestnut Avenue.  Landscape history of the Royal Parks
Young rabbits at play
Georgie Hampton with blue pawsTom the star gazer
Georgie Hampton with blue pawsTom Hampton the star gazer
Nannie HamptonSporty Harry
Nannie of Hampton Hospital AD 1236Sporty Harry
Magical Hampton Court Palace in the moonlight
the golden statue of Diana comes to life

The King's Beasts and the Fountain of Diana at Hampton Court on Midsummer's Eve

Diana the goddess of the wildThe King's Beasts of Hampton Court

Across the Park moonlight danced and glinted on a golden statue above a silvery pond.
“That is the Fountain of Diana,” whispered Tom, “the Goddess and Protector of the Moon and the Creatures of the Wild.  All the statues in Hampton Court are magical.   And they do say that when an animal is in danger Diana’s statue comes to life, and darts like a streak of lightning through the trees, to raise the alarm.”

Hector Goes Wild Jo Rutherford 2010

Hampton Court Palace in the moonlight, through Hector's french window

Magical Hampton Court Palace in the moonlight

Pine Cone Club Badges - Hector the house rabbit

Hector's first Pine Cone Club Badges

“What is Pine Cone Club?” asked Hector.
“It’s a school, where young rabbits learn all about the wild," explained Nannie.  "About the animals in the Park, and what is safe to eat, and how to build a tunnel, and everything. You’ll see.”

Hector goes wild! Jo Rutherford 2010

Hector goes wild with the wild rabbits of Pine Cone Club at Hampton Court

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The Hospitaller was responsible for hospitality to travellers, as given by the monastery. The institution in Jerusalem dates to 600 AD under Abbot Probus. Charlemagne enlarged