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Posted by Danielle Harvey on 20 January 2021
Following the fourth season of The Crown airing on Netflix, Oliver's Travels has shared some of its grandest British castles and properties that would be sure to live up to Queen Elizabeth II's standards! And, with UK staycation looking to be as popular as ever in 2021 due to ongoing travel restrictions, check out these stunning masterpiece properties...
Gothic Castle Estate, County Galway. This 18th-century castle has hosted Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and sleeps up to 16 guests across eight luxurious bedrooms and features spacious drawing rooms perfect for socialising. It boasts 600 acres of private woodland and Europe's largest privately owned 1,000-acre lake.
Rates from £12,744 for a two-night stay.
Lothian Castle, Edinburgh. The 600-year-old castle is one of the largest and best-preserved Medieval Scottish fortifications. Steeped in history, it sleeps up to 24 guests in its 12 bedrooms, the castle is fit for a king or queen with its grand reception rooms, breathtaking views, elegant fireplaces and colourful tapestries.
Rates from £12,094 for a two-night stay.
Timeless Castle, Scottish Borders. For the ultimate royal experience, guests can book a private dinner in the vaulted cellars or the magnificent state dining room adorned with portraits of the Maitland family. A range of experiences can be arranged including an exclusive guided tour whisky or wine tastings, and spa treatments. The castle sleeps up to 16 guests across its five apartments.
Rates from £3,980 for a three-night stay.
Chevaliers Gatehouse, Shropshire. This Elizabethan era gatehouse has welcomed King Edward V, Charles I and Sir John Betjeman into its grounds. Guests will feel like royalty whilst staying in the two bedrooms, featuring silk drapes, sumptuous four-poster beds, Tudor fireplaces, antiques, and huge exposed beams.
Rates from £768 for a three-night stay.
Wilfred Manor, The Cotswolds.
Wilfred Manor is an expansive Grade I listed manor with a fascinating history. Its 12 bedrooms are individually decorated with luxurious furnishings and each offer a different perspective of the Cotswolds Hills. Guests can take part in a spot of croquet, cricket and badminton on the landscaped gardens or explore the local horse-riding routes.
Rates from £6,071 for a three-night stay.
To book call 0800 133 799 or visit www.oliverstravels.com