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Grenadier Guards march outside Buckingham Palace after Changing the Guard

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Accommodation

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Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire, hotel

If you’re looking for a special place to stay that’s fit for a king and queen, why not try one of Britain’s romantic castle hotels, perfect for a weekend away.

Great British Buildings

Wray Castle on the shore of Lake Windermere

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