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 at Carisbrooke Castle 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
- Access details for this holiday cottage
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To check availability or book this cottage please phone our booking team on: 0870
- 7 night stay: from 3pm Friday to 10am following Friday
- 4 night stay: from 3pm Monday to 10am Friday
- 3 night stay: from 3pm Friday to 10am Monday
Please note: alternative start dates may apply over Christmas and supplements may be charged on specific dates when demand is high due to local events. For bookings of two weeks or more each week will be priced in the date band it falls in. See below for prices.
|Dates ||3 Days ||4 Days ||7 Days |
| 21 April 2014 - 22 June 2014 || £427 || £446 || £802 |
| 23 June 2014 - 3 July 2014 || £768 || £749 || £1,379 |
| 4 July 2014 - 24 July 2014 || £427 || £446 || £802 |
| 25 July 2014 - 31 August 2014 || £768 || £749 || £1,379 |
| 1 September 2014 - 30 October 2014 || £427 || £446 || £802 |
| 31 October 2014 - 18 December 2014 || £272 || £278 || £522 |
| 19 December 2014 - 4 January 2015 || £768 || £749 || £1,379 |
| 5 January 2015 - 1 March 2015 || £272 || £278 || £522 |
| 2 March 2015 - 2 April 2015 || £427 || £446 || £802 |