Charlecote Park is an opulent sixteenth century English Country House (translated: palatial manor) which is surrounded by its own deer park, that lies about 6 km east of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England. It is open to the public for a small fee and the interiors are reportedly breathtaking.
New Lodge, Windsor - Conveniently close to Windsor Castle, New Lodge was built to entertain the royal hunting parties. One of seven forest lodges, it remained in royal hands until 1834 when Princess Sophie Mathilda of Gloucester & Edinburgh sold the estate, which king George III had granted her. However, it kept its royal links well into the 19th century, as Queen Victoria & her children visited it regularly & story has it that they planted the magnificent trees down the driveway.
Musée National, Château de Pau, Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France.... http://www.castlesandmanorhouses.com/photos.htm .... King Henry IV of France and Navarre was born here on December 13, 1553. The castle has a small garden that was tended by Marie Antoinette when she spent much of the summer in the city. The castle was used by Napoleon as a holiday home during his period of power.