The UK is famous for its royal castles and palaces, used by reigning monarchs and members of their family. Some date back centuries while others are more modern residences. They all attract thousands of tourists, keen to get a glimpse of what royal life is really like. This year, one of the most famous royal castles steps into the limelight when Prince Harry marries American actress Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle on 19 May 2018.
But Windsor is just one of the royal castles and palaces in the UK. In this post, we take a look at the four most famous. All used by the current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, as homes. They form an essential part of British history and enclose a world of fascinating facts within their four walls.