Where to find… cas­tles to stay in

The Week - - Leisure | Consumer -

Am­ber­ley Cas­tle in the South Downs, now a lux­ury ho­tel where the Queen has stayed, was also vis­ited by Henry VIII (dou­bles from £195 per night; www.am­ber­l­ey­cas­tle.co.uk). Ast­ley Cas­tle in War­wick­shire is one for the ar­chi­tec­ture buffs: it has a RIBA award­win­ning mod­ern house built into its 16th cen­tury fire-dam­aged ru­ins (four nights from £1,098; www.land­mark­trust.org.uk). Caer­hays Cas­tle in Corn­wall has fa­mous spring gar­dens with 600 mag­no­lias. Stay in the Rab­bit War­ren in the cas­tle’s west wing (from £596 per week; www.caer­hays.co.uk). Travel back in time at Warwick Cas­tle with some me­dieval wood­land glamp­ing in the Knight’s Vil­lage, be­tween 30 June and 9 Septem­ber (from £167 per night; www.war­wick­castle­breaks.com). Ludlow Cas­tle, Shrop­shire, the at­mo­spheric for­mer home of the treach­er­ous Mor­timers, opens up apart­ments in Cas­tle House within its outer bai­ley walls (four nights from £445; www.lud­low­cas­tle.com).

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