The festive season is fast approaching and the time to plan the perfect Christmas getaway is now. Ever dreamed of spending Christmas in a castle?
Oetker Collection Masterpiece Estates opens the doors to some of the UK’s grandest and most historic residences for unforgettable stays with family and friends. There is still time to book a private retreat for up to 28 guests at Christmastime in England or Scotland.
Here’s a look at what’s available:
Farleigh Wallop has a history that dates back nearly 1,000 years. Belonging to the 10th Earl of Portsmouth, the magnificent home has 11 bedrooms and stands on 4,000 acres of beautiful grounds. It is available for booking for New Year celebrations an hour’s drive from London.
Kinross House and its exquisite Scottish gardens sprawl out on the banks of Loch Leven on the East coast of Scotland. The newly renovated mansion and carriage house offer room for up to 48 guests. They are available for booking before Christmas day and for the New Year (arriving December 31st).
Gordon Castle is a stately residence in the heart of the Scottish highlands. It has 8 double bedrooms that can sleep up to 16 guests. The Estate features a historic walled garden that provides the fresh picked botanicals used to make Gordon Castle gin. The castle is available for booking throughout the Christmas period.
Hound Lodge at Goodwood, home to the famous Revival, is a cosy retreat two hours from London. With 10 bedrooms for up to 20 guests, this charming refuge sits on over 11,500 acres of private grounds. It is available for booking throughout the Christmas period.
Glen Affric is a Victorian hunting lodge that overlooks a beautiful loch and 10,000 acres of nature reserves. The Affric Lodge and Stable Cottage have a combined 10 bedrooms, offering room for up to 20 guests.