Any Castle Hotels near London?

Apr 11th, 2006, 04:52 AM
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Any Castle Hotels near London?

Hi,
Can any one please help us? We are looking for a old Castle Hotel near London. The older the better........ Much apprecited for your help.
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Apr 11th, 2006, 05:44 AM
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Just out of curiosity, I googled and found this:

http://www.amberleycastle.co.uk/

and this

http://www.dreamsleeps.com

But I have no idea what they're like.
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Apr 11th, 2006, 06:01 AM
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Patrick,
Thanks for your help.
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Apr 11th, 2006, 11:07 AM
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Not a castle, but a fine old manor house in Egha (near Windsor) that was once a hunting lodge of Henry VIII:
Great Fosters. The old rooms have beautiful tapestries; some have enormous bathrooms, and some rooms are huge.

Another excellent place is Tylney Hall, also not far from Heathrow. It's a lovely manor house with extensive grounds. We sent friends there some years back, after our own second stay, and Tylney Hall is now their benchmark against which other hotels are measured. Very nice plae.
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Apr 11th, 2006, 11:08 AM
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Not a castle, but a fine old manor house in Egha (near Windsor) that was once a hunting lodge of Henry VIII:
Great Fosters. The old rooms have beautiful tapestries; some have enormous bathrooms, and some rooms are huge.

Another excellent place is Tylney Hall, also not far from Heathrow. It's a lovely manor house with extensive grounds. We sent friends there some years back, after our own second stay, and Tylney Hall is now their benchmark against which other hotels are measured. Very nice place.
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Apr 11th, 2006, 11:24 AM
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Allington Castle near Maidstone

I used to put my bike tours up at Allington Castle, a dreamy enough castle on the banks of the Medway River in a sylvan setting. The place is run by a bunch of monks as a meditative retreat but rents out rooms to anyone. Quain old lock on river with quintessential country pub by it.

A guide to Allington Castle Maidstone Kent from TourUKinformation on Allington Castle in Kent for tourists and visitors.
www.touruk.co.uk/castles/castle_allington.htm
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Apr 11th, 2006, 12:06 PM
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I wouldn't call Allington a luxury castle hotel however such as you asked for in Edinburgh - rather austere in keeping with its monkish ownership.
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Apr 11th, 2006, 12:36 PM
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Sorry--I left the final m off Egham.
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