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Last updated: 15 November, 2022

This 1511 Tudor castle, turned luxury hotel, once hosted King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn on their honeymoon. It was also the home of Queen (then princess) Mary I.

Dripping with royal history, it’s everything you expect from a castle: Tudor-style interiors, spiralling tower staircases, suits of armour, large open fireplaces, and panelled rooms with four-poster beds.

There’s even good old-fashioned archery and falconry in the grounds.

A hotel fit for a king (or queen). Children over 8 only.

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Key facilities

Airport transfers: Not available
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Parking: On-site (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Jacuzzi (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed

Bucket list experiences our writer says you must do in this destination, closest first

Clifton Suspension Bridge

Bristol, United Kingdom (UK)[19 miles]

One of Bristol’s most iconic landmarks, the Clifton Suspension Bridge is a spectacular sight, 75 metres above the dramatic geography of Avon Gorge.

Best for ages: 4+ | Free

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Westonbirt Arboretum

Tetbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (UK)[21.7 miles]

The National Arboretum is one of Europe’s most beautiful collections of trees, with over 15,000 different species and a stunning treetop walkway.

Best for ages: 13+ | £11

Highgrove Gardens

Tetbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (UK)[24.1 miles]

A beautiful, organic and sustainable garden, Highgrove is also the private home of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall.

Best for ages: 14+ | £2,950

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exterior of Berkeley Castle, with red stone walls

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (UK)[9.7 miles]

A spectacular fortress, home to the Berkeley family since the late 12th century, surrounded by a beautiful grounds and deer park, with regular history-themed events.

Best for ages: 18+ | £15

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Concorde in airplane hangar

Aerospace Museum

Bristol, United Kingdom (UK)[10.6 miles]

Science buffs shouldn’t miss this careful chronicling of the history of air and space travel – the highlight is the chance to climb aboard a retired Concorde.

Best for ages: 4+ | £1,750

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Man spray painting a wall

Upfest Festival

Bristol, United Kingdom (UK)[18.1 miles]

An annual celebration of all things graffiti, Upfest takes place for two weeks each summer, transforming the neighbourhood of Bedminster and bringing together international artists.

Best for ages: 10+ | Free | 2 weeks

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interior of the Lido, showing a pool with cafe tables around it and people eating

Bristol Lido

Bristol , United Kingdom (UK)[18.2 miles]

Lovingly restored, the city’s 150-year-old public hot tub is now a sleek spa and restaurant complex – the heated outdoor pool is worth a visit alone for its charming Victorian decor. Adults-only packages.

Best for ages: 18+ | £100

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Destination guides including or relevant to this place to stay


United Kingdom (UK)

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30 Great castles you can stay in

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