06/09/2012 08:51 am ET Updated Aug 09, 2012

England's Royal Getaways (PHOTOS)

While all eyes are on London for the Diamond Jubilee and the Summer Olympics, here are a bunch of royal getaways that you don't want to miss. Each of the 5 getaways listed below are historically significant properties that allow guests to literally walk in the footsteps of royalty. More than a few show a shade of the royal family that many Americans have never seen -- green.

These are just a few places where you can experience living history, the best that England has to offer, just like royalty.

Royal Getaways