Uncover King Charles’ 30 grand Palaces, Castles, and Mansions throughout Norfolk to Transylvania for his New Residence

KING Charles has 30 palaces, castles and mansions from Norfolk to Transylvania – and he’s weighing which to dwell in throughout his reign.

Only one week after his coronation, Charles now has the duty of selecting certainly one of his many royal properties to reside in.

Charles can select from 30 properties to dwell in as KingCredit score: PA

It's understood the King doesn't want to live at Buckingham Palace

It’s understood the King doesn’t need to dwell at Buckingham PalaceCredit score: Alamy

A Royal author claimed he would much prefer to reside at Clarence House

A Royal creator claimed he would a lot desire to reside at Clarence HomeCredit score: Alamy

Charles outside Castle of Mey, Scotland, where he could choose to reside

Charles outdoors Citadel of Mey, Scotland, the place he might select to resideCredit score: PA

Zlatan Castle in Transylvania is rented out as a holiday let

Zlatan Citadel in Transylvania is rented out as a vacation letCredit score: zalan.transylvaniancastle.com

The brand new King has his decide of the bunch and will dwell anyplace, with some estates not even being UK-based.

Nevertheless, selecting to relocate might see him overstretched alongside his new position and duties, claims a Royal supply.

And it’s wanting doubtless Buckingham Palace as the principle dwelling could possibly be out of the query as Charles prefers Clarence Home.

The properties are both owned privately – resembling Sandringham and Balmoral – or owned by the Crown or the Duchy of Cornwall.

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Under are simply a number of the properties obtainable.

Buckingham Palace

While it’s essentially the most well-known residence all over the world, royal biographers counsel the King is reluctant to make use of Buckingham Palace as his foremost dwelling.

It’s understood Charles will use the present multi-million pound palace refurbishment to dwell some other place.

Not attributable to be accomplished till 2027, Charles may dwell in Clarence Home for the foreseeable.

Ingrid Seward, editor-in-chief of Majesty journal and creator of a number of royal biographies, mentioned royal employees are presently cut up between the Palace and Clarence Home.

She mentioned the Palace is just not for Charles including: “Perhaps in the long run he must transfer into Buckingham Palace, however I don’t assume he desires to.

“Buckingham Palace is so big and impersonal and purple, with purple carpets and curtains. It’s not his model.

“He might determine that it needs to be obtainable to the general public all yr spherical.”

Clarence Home

Clarence Home is way smaller and extra private.

Hugo Vickers, a royal historian and creator, mentioned Charles would run his workplace out of Buckingham Palace and use it for state events – however that’s it.

Mr Vickers claimed the King has no craving to dwell there, similar to the late Queen didn’t,

He mentioned: “I feel you’ll discover that he’ll keep at Clarence Home, which even [Queen Elizabeth] needed to do, however Winston Churchill made her go to Buckingham Palace.”

Charles has lived there since 2003 with Camilla, says Samuel Mee from the Vintage Rig Boutique and a royal knowledgeable.


There are two properties in Balmoral which Charles might select to dwell in as he carries out his reign.

There may be Birkhall at Balmoral Property and Balmoral Citadel.

Based on the Sunday Occasions, a royal supply with information of royal residences in Scotland mentioned Charles most popular Birkhall quite than the Citadel.

Birkhall is a smaller affair with solely eight bedrooms whereas the Citadel has 52.

The supply mentioned. “He completely loves Birkhall. I might be amazed if he deserted that.

“I feel it’s way more doubtless that he’ll keep at Balmoral when there are prime ministerial visits however deal with it like an workplace, as he does with Buckingham Palace.”

Sam Mee says Birkhall is what the royal couple consider as their marital dwelling. Charles inherited it in 2002 from the Queen Mom, and it’s the place they honeymooned three years later.

Fort Belvedere

Fort Belvedere, Windsor, is a Grade II listed constructing constructed with a gothic model.

While owned by the Royal Household, it’s rented out privately.

It has been utilized by the identical household for the reason that Eighties so isn’t more likely to turn into Charles’ foremost dwelling.

Zalan Citadel

Zalan Citadel in Transylvania is owned by the King, who reportedly has hyperlinks to the prince who impressed the Dracula story.

Often known as the Zalan Guesthouse, the property is now a vacation let visited by vacationers every year.

Proceeds of any bookings then go to The Prince of Wales Basis in Romania.

Citadel of Mey

Citadel of Mey on the north coast of Scotland is owned by one of many charity trusts the King is president of.

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Charles spends a lot of his summer time months on the Scottish fort which is open to the general public when he’s not staying there.

This yr, it’s closed between July 29 and August 9 which reveals when the King is planning on visiting.

The King prefers Birkhall at the Balmoral Estate rather than the castle

The King prefers Birkhall on the Balmoral Property quite than the fortCredit score: Alamy

Balmoral Castle has 52 bedrooms

Balmoral Citadel has 52 bedroomsCredit score: Getty

Fort Belvedere, Windsor, is rented out to private individuals

Fort Belvedere, Windsor, is rented out to personal people