10 best castle hotels in Britain – Part 2

Living the good life will come true as soon as you will discover our favourite places to escape the hustle bustle of the capital and your daily life.

Warwick Castle – Warwick, England

Medieval military architecture doesn’t get much better than this fortress held in a gentle non of the River Avon. You will be probably lucky to spend a night in one of the room where the King Edward IV occupied during the Wars of the Roses. The 14th-century castle offers a lot of English oak, the remains of a Norman motte and historical graffiti on the walls so you can have a taste of the good life.

Augill Castle – Kirkby Stephen, England

Known for being a triumph of vanity over common sense, this castle is also a rather histrionic testament to the power of sibling rivalry. John Bagot Pearson, a gentleman of leisure and considerable means, built it in 1841 to outdo his brother. This wonderful folly and romantic castle welcoming to all with great emphasis on keeping children amused. There is 20 acres of grounds, a relaxed atmosphere and even a treehouse for the children.

Star Castle Hotel – Cornwall, England

Elizabeth I build this star-shaped fortress in 1593 to defend the Isles of Scilly. The castle offers breathtaking views of the stunning Archipelago from all spokes. Its queer-shaped rooms crammed into all eight point of the star, quirky corridors and a bar in the dungeon add to the fun when it comes to having an explore. This is actually the kind of friendly relaxed place where everyone is invited to come.

Lumley Castle – County Durham, England

This 14th-century castle is surrounded by beautiful parklands overlooking the River Wear and Durham County Cricket Ground. It has been built by Ralph Lumley, a famous soldier renowned for his bravery in battles, who converted his family manor into a castle after returning from wars in Scotland. The entire place is decorated with furnishings which evoke a period of a bygone era with elegant drapes, four poster beds, feature baths and rooms with stunning views.

Hever Castle – Kent, England

The castle was once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Queen of England from 1533 to 1536. Set in magnificent gardens from the majestic formal Italian Garden and topiary, to the informal meanderings of the lakeside and Sunday Walk. The warm and welcoming atmosphere of the place will give adults and children a day to remember!

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