Fancy the chance of sharing a bed with Charles I? Well, not exactly snuggling down with the king - but if you stay in this second floor apartment across the courtyard from where Charles was imprisoned shortly before his trial in 1648 you may just feel his regal presence.
The King tried to escape but nothing will be further from the thoughts of visitors booking here in the 21st century. As a former service block for resident gentry of the day, this renovated apartment now sleeps four in contemporary comfort.
Walk along the ramparts at dusk and let your imagination conjure thoughts of the advancing Spanish Armada. A more recent royal occupant was Princess Beatrice, daughter of Queen Victoria, whose private garden is now a charming and peaceful retreat in keeping with its original 1913 layout.
Once the gates close to the public, no-one else stays within the castle walls - even the resident donkeys move out to a nearby field. What's more, a day pass to English Heritage's other two properties on the island - Yarmouth Castle and Osborne House - comes with the apartment.
All of our cottages are fully furnished and equipped with TVs, DVD players, CD/ DAB Radio music system, telephone for emergency and incoming calls, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, oven and hob, washerdryer, dishwasher. Linen and towels are provided.
- Travel cot and high chair
- TV and DVD
- Music centre
- Fridge with freezer compartment
- Hair dryer
- Within 1 mile of pub
- Parking: space for one car
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To check availability or book this cottage please phone our booking team on: 0870 333 1187.
- 7 days starting on a Friday
- 4 days starting on a Monday
- 3 days starting on a Friday
Please note: alternative start dates may apply over Christmas, supplements may be charged on certain cottages on specific dates when demand is high due to local events and for bookings of two weeks or more each week will be priced in the date band it falls in.
|Dates ||3 Days ||4 Days ||7 Days |
| 5 April 2013 - 2 May 2013 || £599 || £623 || £1,116 |
| 3 May 2013 - 18 July 2013 || £505 || £517 || £938 |
| 19 July 2013 - 5 September 2013 || £732 || £713 || £1,313 |
| 6 September 2013 - 10 October 2013 || £492 || £505 || £912 |
| 11 October 2013 - 12 December 2013 || £402 || £414 || £755 |
| 13 December 2013 - 2 January 2014 || £635 || £646 || £1,181 |
| 3 January 2014 - 27 February 2014 || £272 || £278 || £522 |
| 28 February 2014 - 3 April 2014 || £388 || £399 || £689 |