The Butler’s Room is used for overnight guests. This was probably the room originally used by the butler, who held one of the most senior staff positions at the castle; hence its name. Every room at Egeskov has its own stove and the Butler’s Room is no exception.
COUNT GREGERS AS A YOUNG MAN +
The painting above the bed represents Count Gregers – Count Michael’s grandfather – as a child. It was Count Gregers and his wife, Countess Nonni, who originally opened Egeskov’s gardens to the public in the 1960s.
EGESKOV BACK THEN … +
Imagine how the servants had to creep around silently to light all the stoves while the gentry slept.