Highland Tay Retreat, built in Scotland in 1733, was visited by Britain’s Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert, in 1842. Photo: SCMP Pictures Highland Tay Retreat, built in Scotland in 1733, was visited by Britain’s Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert, in 1842. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Highland Tay Retreat, built in Scotland in 1733, was visited by Britain’s Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert, in 1842. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Suite dreams: rich Chinese investors become kings of their own castles

Up to 19 castles have been sold to mainlanders this year, with many other Chinese buyers snapping up luxury rooms and suites in properties that have been transformed into elegant hotels

Highland Tay Retreat, built in Scotland in 1733, was visited by Britain’s Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert, in 1842. Photo: SCMP Pictures Highland Tay Retreat, built in Scotland in 1733, was visited by Britain’s Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert, in 1842. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Highland Tay Retreat, built in Scotland in 1733, was visited by Britain’s Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert, in 1842. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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