With stunning backdrops of picturesque gardens, beautiful interiors and even a few corgis making the cut, we’ve put together our very own list of luxurious castles that will make even the most modest individuals feel like they’ve been transported to The Crown’s estates.
Unless you’re bound by school holidays and have to go away in high season it’s well worth thinking about taking a break in the quieter months. Shoulder season getaways offer a long list of advantages. Not only do you have the chance to save money on accommodation but you can enjoy fewer crowds, reasonable weather and the most glorious times of the year.
Shoulder season generally describes the spring and autumn, both seasons with lots of advantages to the UK holidaymaker. If you’re thinking of booking a self-catering break between April and June or from September to early November but aren’t quite convinced, read on.