New Year’s Eve Plans? Spend It Like Royalty In The Castle From The Crown

The Leicestershire castle, which acts as Windsor Castle in the hit Netflix show, is available to book now on Airbnb.
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Fed up with packed bars and messy house parties? You can have a New Year’s Eve fit for a Queen this year by heading to Belvoir Castle.

The stunning Leicestershire castle is available on Airbnb and for the first time ever, guests are invited to book the exclusive King’s Suite, which was originally purpose-built for visiting royalty.

These day though, the castle is more frequently used as a filming location (and stand-in for Windsor Castle) for the hit Netflix series The Crown. You may also recognise it from the film The Young Victoria.

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Through Airbnb, three pairs of guests can book a one-night stay in the grand suite on one of three available dates: 31st December, 11th January and 25th January.

As guests of the Duchess of Rutland and her family, you’ll get to live like royalty in the three room suite, which is adorned with opulent, regal interiors from floor to ceiling.

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The royal experience will begin on the afternoon of arrival, when the guests will enjoy an afternoon tea within the very grounds where the tradition is said to have originated back in the 1840s. This will be followed by dinner served in the State Dining Room and later in the evening, you’ll enjoy a drinks reception in The Library.

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You can request to book the Kings Suite at Belvoir Castle via Airbnb, with booking opening on 20 December at 1pm GMT. Potential guests must have a verified Airbnb profile, positive reviews and are encouraged to review the listing page for details on house rules in advance.

A one-night stay at the castle for two guests on either 31 December 2019, 11th January and 25th January will cost £300. Belvoir Castle will be donating proceeds from these stays to Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

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Ahead of the booking release date, the Duchess of Rutland commented: “The King’s Suite is a truly unique space with a fascinating history, so I am very excited to share it with guests for the first time on Airbnb. One couple in particular over New Year’s Eve, will get to ring in the new decade in truly unforgettable style.

“Whether you’re drawn to the incredible Regency architecture, want to experience the lavish royal lifestyle or simply follow in the footsteps of your favourite stars, a stay at Belvoir is sure to provide a memorable experience.”

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