There are many castles and stately homes in England and throughout the rest of the United Kingdom, each with their own exciting history. Some are more well known than others, like Windsor Castle which was the location of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s 2018 summer wedding. The castles and stately homes are mostly found in the countryside, away from cities and were often purpose-built to house royal or aristocratic families. Boasting many spectacular rooms and stunning architecture, these buildings are a brilliant way to spend a day out of the city. Our list below focuses on five magnificent stately homes in England that are less well known, but equally worthy of a visit!