• Bamburgh Castle as seen from the sea
    Northern England

    A Ghost Tour of Creepy Chillingham Castle (+ 4 Other Haunted Castles in Northumberland)

    With towering fortress walls and lavishly decorated rooms, the spectacular castles of Northumberland are most picturesque during the day. But as soon as the sun sets, the castle’s paranormal residents come out to play, wandering the rooms and corridors haunting any guest who crosses their paths.  While Chillingham Castle is arguably the scariest destination for ghost hunters, several other castles in Northumberland are known to be haunted. You can book a ghost tour, embark on a paranormal investigation, or even spend the night in one of the castle rooms – if you dare! Chillingham Castle Although it’s considered by many to be the most haunted castle in Northumberland, Chillingham Castle…

  • Kenwood House in Hampstead Heath London

    Kenwood House

    You don’t actually need to leave London to get the whole English country house experience if you are a visitor to London with limited time. In addition to the famed Adam designed library at Kenwood House in Hampstead Heath, the rest of the house is beautiful too! The outside is welcoming with these charming benches set around to appreciate the gardens. After Adam went to the trouble of relocating Hampstead Lane away from the front of the house, it seems only right to make an effort to take in the garden view! Upon entry, you are welcomed by a fire just as if you had entered an 18th century gentleman’s…

  • Northern England

    7 Must-See Castles in Northumberland (including A Castle Hotel To Stay In!)

    With over 70 different castle sites, the sprawling county of Northumberland has more castles than any other region in England. Many of these castles were built during the 15th century to protect England against the invading Scottish army during the Border Wars. Although some of the castles were left to crumble over the last 500 years, many of them have been meticulously restored, shedding light on what medieval life was like in England. Out of all the castles in Northumberland, there are a few major sights that you shouldn’t miss during your trip.  Alnwick Castle  England’s second-largest castle is currently home to the Duke of Northumberland, although the residence quarters only…

  • Bovey Castle in Dartmoor National Park
    South West England

    Why You Should Stay at Bovey Castle Hotel in Devon

    The Bovey Castle Hotel is an ideal destination for a holiday escape. Located in the deep forest of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, England, this 20th-century mansion is the epitome of luxury. Overnight visitors will be treated to comfortable rooms, world-class cuisine, and an array of on-site activities. Castle Hotels in Devon Although there are many castles in Devon, only a few are open to the public for overnight accommodation. Bickleigh Castle, Tawstock Castle, and Bovey Castle have rooms for visitors interested in spending a night in a historic castle. Out of all the castles in Devon to stay, the Bovey Castle is considered to be the most luxurious. This…