The Queen holidays in Balmoral, Kate and Wills split their time between Kensignton Palace and the sprawling Anmer Hall in Norfolk, and the rest of the properties owned by the Royal estate add up to over £7.3 billion!

But living like a King and holidaying like a Queen doesn’t have to come with a Royal price tag, just check out these castles, manors and stately homes to let up and down the UK


This property is aptly named ‘Middleton Hall’ – we wonder if there is any connection with Kate there? The sprawling Northumbrian estate sleeps up to 24 people in 10 enchanting and majestic bedrooms – so there will be plenty of room if Carole and Michael want to pop in for a cuppa 😉 To find out more and book with Sykes Cottages, click here.


This 18th century country house filled with Georgian antiques is fit for any Duke and Duchess with its magnificent views, 10 bedrooms and 400 acres. Just a half hour drive from Glasgow airport, you really will feel like the King of the North if you take up residence in this Regency retreat. To find out more and book with airbnb, click here.


Let this 14th century castle capture your imagination as you explore the 1200 acres, wander down by the private lake or relax in one of the 10 regal bedrooms full of four-poster beds. As the castle can accommodate over 16 people, there will be plenty of room for your heirs and spares too. To find out more and book with airbnb, click here.


Become Lord and Lady of the Manor during a stay at this elegant 17th century property in Somerset. Imagine music from the Baroque period playing in the background as you stroll through the formal gardens and take in the tranquility of your very own ornamental pond. To find out more and book with The National Trust, click here.


Hampton Court Palace is a symbol of Britain’s heritage and royal history, and this grand Georgian House is right in the Palace’s grounds. The 18th century property was originally the kitchens for George, Prince of Wales, so when staying here you really are treading the same floorboards as the Royals and their regal ancestors. To find out more and book with The Landmark Trust, click here.

By Rachael Martin