Enjoy romantic night with a touch of nostalgia in a four-poster bed

Holiday cottage with a four poster bed

Wealthy people living in large houses used to be able to afford a four poster bed. There was also a certain amount of romance and mystique about sleeping in one, especially on holiday.  The thought of drawing the curtains to create a private love den could be attractive. If staying in a self-catering cottage with a four poster bed in the master bedroom is one of your aspirations, then the accommodation on this page will set your heart aflame.

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Four poster beds come in a variety of styles and colours. Some are themed and may have an oriental look when draped with exotic bejewelled sari fabric curtains. Everyone has their favourite style; carved wood and floaty muslin drapes, heavy brocade and opulent or simple with crisp white bedding.

holiday cottages with a four poster bedBeds have changed over the years, we no longer have a simple choice of double or twin, nowadays there are queen size, king-size and super-king beds.  The shape has also changed. Who would have thought that round beds would ever be practical?

Fashions change in the bedroom, like everywhere else. These holiday homes that have a four poster bed are for romantic souls or those who love to immerse themselves in period buildings and history. A stay in self-catering accommodation where you can have the experience of sleeping in a 4-poster still has its appeal.

If it a self-catering holiday with romance in mind that you are looking for, the chances are that it will be just for two and that you will need a one or two bedroom cottage with a four-poster. Take a look at  romantic self-catering cottages just for 2.

The following pages of four-poster bedroom holiday accommodation around the UK and Ireland may prove helpful:


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