If you’re anything like us, you’ve probably spent some time daydreaming about living it up in the opulent homes and locations featured in the fabulous period drama, Bridgerton. Since it landed on Netflix in December 2020, this incredibly popular series (82 million viewers in its first month) has provided us with some serious interior design inspiration from the lavish Regency period in which the drama is set. Planning on an extra special break in a Bridgerton-inspired manor? We’ve picked out some of our favourite locations across the Uk.
1. Hastings House – Jacobean Manor
Best for: Wandering the gorgeous grounds and pretending you’re a lord or lady!
The Grade I-listed Jacobean Manor in Flintshire exudes elegance. Step through its doors and you’ll be greeted by an attractive oak-panelled hall, lined with huge family portraits and leading to a spacious drawing-room. On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms, with three more double bedrooms located on the second level. In total, this expansive manor can sleep up to 14 guests. Filled with stunning antiques and boasting a beautifully-maintained garden, it’s the ultimate destination for those who have been wowed by the show’s gorgeous locations.
2. The Featherington Residence – Home Farm
Best for: Getting the family together for an unforgettable break
Set within the historic market town of Witney in Oxfordshire, Home Farm is an impressive eight-bedroom home that will delight you from the moment you walk in. Accessed only by a mile-long driveway and surrounded by the idyllic beauty of the Cotswolds, this tranquil retreat takes you far from the bustle of everyday life. Take a walk around its extensive grounds and you’ll pass by a pretty pond, a play area and a private tennis court. Sleeping up to 16 guests, there’s more than enough room for the whole family to spread out and enjoy the luxury of this stunning home.
3. St James’s Palace – Country House
Best for: Taking plenty of photos in the opulent living room!
With its glittering chandeliers, gold-framed baroque paintings and opulent antique furnishings, Country House certainly wouldn’t look out of place in an episode of Bridgerton. This lavish eight-bedroom home in Sussex sleeps up to 11 guests, allowing families and groups of friends to experience a slice of its classic elegance and historic charm. Among its many luxurious amenities are a games room, a private tennis court, and a heated swimming pool with its own pool house and adjoining children’s pool.
4. Lady Danbury’s Estate – House in West Yorkshire
Location: Peak District
Best for: Enjoying delicious feasts in the extravagant dining room
Originally built in 1802, House in West Yorkshire was lovingly restored in 2018 to provide a luxurious holiday home combining traditional Victorian charm with modern comfort. This imposing eight-bedroom manor sits right on the edge of the Peak District National Park, with the surrounding area offering some of the most gorgeous walking routes and trails of any Peak District holiday. That is if you can tear yourself from the sumptuousness of this stunning home! Sleeping up to 18 guests, there’s just so much space here.
5. The Bridgerton House – House in Buckinghamshire
Best for: Curling up in front of a roaring fire
House in Buckinghamshire is a gorgeous seven-bedroom country retreat in Buckinghamshire, within easy reach of London. This magnificent home blends rustic farmhouse charm with chic furnishings and appliances – offering the best of both worlds when it comes to style and comfort. The living room is particularly lovely, boasting a big open fireplace and cosy Chesterfield sofas and chairs to curl up into after a day of exploration amid the Chiltern Hills. It also has a private garden overlooking open fields – perfect for enjoying lunch together on sunny, summer afternoons.