Prince Harry and mom-to-be Meghan Markle are reported to have checked into a five-star country inn for a quick pre-birth babymoon.
For a brief respite from their royal duties, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to have spent three nights at Heckfield Place to enjoy some alone time before the birth of their first child, reports People.
Located a short 45-minute drive from their new home, Frogmore Cottage, Heckfield Place is a restored Georgian manor, set on 400 acres of secluded bucolic woodlands, meadows and gardens in Hampshire.
Rooms at Heckfield Place are elegant and contemporary in feel, with a soft neutral palette of heather greys, lavender and cream, and the use of natural materials.
According to People, the royal couple stayed in the Long Room, a private apartment that comes with a private terrace, dining room, and bedside fireplace that clocks in at around $13 000 (R181 500) a night.
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Long Room Heckfield’s finest space; a private apartment with vaulted ceilings, sitting and dining room, private terrace and balcony with breathtaking views of the lakes, gardens and surrounding countryside. Breakfast on a private terrace at sunrise; an afternoon with a good book curled up in a window seat; supper with friends as the log fire crackles. Make Heckfield your own in the relaxed splendour of the Long Room. #heckfieldplace #hampshire
While there, the royal couple may have strolled along the property’s lower lakes, woodlands and walled gardens filled with wisteria, lavender and English roses.
The duchess may also have received treatments at the Little Bothy Spa, which uses all-natural products. The spa also features studios for yoga, Pilates and personal training.
On-site restaurants Marle and Hearth serve seasonal fare using ingredients plucked from their farm.
The royal baby is believed to be due in the coming weeks.