You can now stay in a Buckingham Palace-inspired caravan

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Have you ever wondered what Buckingham Palace would look like squeezed into a four-person caravan on the North Yorkshire coast?

Nope, we hadn’t either, but now we know it exists we’re intrigued. The brainchild of holiday park operator Parkdean Resorts, the caravan would look almost ordinary from the outside, were it not for the regal flagpole and long, red carpet-like doormat.

Inside, one can sit on extravagant, custom-built thrones backed by red velvet drapes; one can eat off an ornate wooden dinner table with royal-red chairs and napkins; and one can recline on a chaise longue with corgi-print pillows.

Every aspect of the decor is stamped with opulence. In the kitchen a gold-tinged cupboard contains a gold-tinged kettle that plugs into gold-tinged sockets and fills up from a golden tap.

There are miniature chandeliers in every room – including both bathrooms – while white and gold wallpaper adds an air of distinction to the walls.

Monarchy-themed ornaments permeate the lounge, and the large wooden cabinet contains commemorative coronation crockery, imitation crown jewels and books detailing the history of the royal family. Portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and photos of William and Kate grace this establishment.

The caravan does not come with complimentary corgis, but it does host a red spotted dog bed, and gold-coloured dog bowls. The master bedroom boasts a four poster beneath a wall-mounted crown, while the second bedroom eschews the standard red, white and gold in favour of a rich blue.

And when you find yourself in need of a royal wee, both bathrooms contain golden toilets, along with gold-rimmed mirrors, golden basins, and even shiny gold-coloured towels.

Once an ordinary camper, albeit with 840 square feet of floor space, the regal renovations have been designed to provide a unique and Insta-friendly alternative to trips abroad.

A three-day stay in The Royal Caravan at Cayton Bay Holiday Park costs from £159 ($293) – which works out as less than $25 per night per person at full occupancy – and can be booked here.

Are you a fan of caravan holidays? Do you own your own caravan?

– With PA

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