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Castles to stay in, castle hotels and
mansions, grand buildings and castles for holiday rental
based: Eindhoven/Heerhugowaard, Holland
website: Mansions & Castles
Belvilla Castles section
will give to access to castles, chateau, mansions and grand buildings
of all types for holiday rental right across Europe; including 75 unique castles, in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Spain from Belvilla, Europe's leading provider of spectacular holiday homes.
based: Denbighshire, North
Castle is a Grade II listed folly, now run as a hotel by Warner
Breaks. It offers a range of comfortable stylish rooms, lovely grounds
and heaps of activities and entertainment. The castle is also home
to a gallery of art treasures from the National Portrait Gallery
19th Century collection. Nearby are attractions such as Conwy Castle,
Trefriw Woollen Mill, Caernarfon Castle, Snowdonia
National Park and the Welsh Mountain Zoo.
based: Highland, Scotland, UK
website: Carbisdale Castle
Grand and highly rated youth hostel in a real highland castle overlooking the Kyle of Sutherland, an hours drive north of Inverness and 1 km north of Culrain in Easter Ross. The Castle has a gallery collection of art and Italian marble statues on display and even a ghost, a lady in white known as Betty!
Castle Moat House
located: Caverswall, Leek, Staffordshire, UK
website: Castle Moat House
Access to this unique turreted castle is by a footbridge over the moat! This property has been restored with with great style, creating luxurious, spacious self-catering accommodation. It retains many orignal features, like leaded windows, stone mullions, panelling and decorated ceilings; complemented by pieces of craftsman-built new furniture and contemporary soft furnishings. Sleeps 12 in 7 bedrooms.
Castle Stables (The)
located: Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire. Scotland, UK
website: Castle Stables
Historical, ground-floor self-catering apartment in part of Drumtochty Castle; sleeps four in two bedrooms. This cosy apartment offers a living/dining room, one double and one twin bedroom, well equipped kitchen with dining table and a bathroom. Outside is a garden and terrace with furniture and shared use of the castle grounds.
Castle Tower (The)
located: Nr Wooler, Northumberland, UK
website: Castle Tower
Comfortable self-catering holiday accommodation in a unique self-contained C16th castle tower surrounded by glorious Northumberland countryside. It sleeps eight in three bedrooms and also offers billiard and table tennis rooms, a spacious sitting/dining room, well equipped dining/kitchen, two bathrooms, two bedrooms with four posters and a bedroom with three single beds overlooking the battlements.
located: Berkshire, UK
website: Littlecote House
I listed, Tudor mansion, with beautiful landscaped gardens and its
famous Orpheus mosaic floor. The hotel offers a broad range of activities,
indoor and outdoor; comfortable inclusive rooms, some with with
four posters and spa baths; and a tempting range of special breaks
and activities, such as a helicopter experience, racing at Newbury,
clay pigeon shooting and murder mystery breaks.
Pure Holiday Homes
agent based: London, UK
website: Castles OR Chateau-country house
Holiday accommodation in castles, chateau and country houses Worldwide, rent complete castles for large groups or look for apartments within for smaller numbers. Browse the huge variety available using the Pure advanced multi-faceted search tool which allows to to easily home in on exactly the right property for your needs.
Santa Barbara de Nexe Holiday Castelo
located: Santa Barbara de Nexe, Faro, Portugal
A wonderful opportunity to rent a self-catering mountain-top holiday castle (castelo), with magnificent views of the Atlantic, is located some seven km North of Faro. The property sleeps seven guests in three bedrooms and also offers: air-conditioning, a well equipped kitchen, light airy living rooms, a long wide terrace, an outdoor pool, garden and barbecue. The nearest beach is 8 km.
based: North Yorkshire, UK
Luxury castle hotel set in 200 acres of parkland in the Yorkshire Dales. 30 bedrooms, each individually designed, enjoy sweeping views over the surrounding countryside. Lavishly furnished with antiques and portraits, this ancestral home has retained all the warmth and comfort of a family home. Extensive country pursuits on offer including golf, fishing and riding. Cookery school, spa, massage and beauty treatments. Modern British food served in sumptuous dining room.
based: Nottinghamshire, UK
website: Thoresby Hall
A grand Victorian mansion in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire. The building is lush, ornate and magnificently restored, with fabulous landscaped gardens designed by Sir Humphrey Repton, plus a secret Victorian rose garden – a fabulous place to stay! The hotel offers a range of room grades, a choice of three restaurants, use of sports and leisure facilities, including the spa, and live entertainment.
Twr Mynach at The Old Tower House
located: Barmouth, Gwynedd, Wales, UK
website: Twr Mynach
Twr Mynach is a spacious Victorian castle-like building with two tower bedrooms and fine sea views from almost every room. The house sleeps up to 12 people in 5 bedrooms. This is part of a complex of three buildings which can be boked as a group or separately (the group will sleep up to 28!).
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based: County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, UK
Belle Isle Castle is an early 17th century castle which has been
extensively refurbished to offer luxurious self-catering or fully
Castle Hotel Auf
based: Rhine, Germany
Castle Schoenburg has been watching over the Rhine valley for over
a thousand years; now you can sleep in its four poster beds, gaze
at the river during breakfast, and have dinner in the magnificant
knight's dining room.
Castle Hotel Castello della Castelluccia
based: Rome, Italy
One of the most intriguing and enigmatic castles to be found in
the whole of Italy this historic Italian castle officially opened
as a four star hotel in March 2002 and offers luxurious accommodation
in the middle of the Lazio countryside close to Rome.
based: County Galway, Ireland
Self catering castle accommodation near Galway in the West of Ireland, ideal for special events and family reunions. The property features seven luxurious double bedrooms; a banquet hall that can seat 120; an upstairs drawing room with open fire, and a fully-equipped Kitchen.
based: Denbighshire, North Wales, UK
Magical and truly individual
historic castle hotel in Ruthin, Denbighshire about 25 miles west
of Chester, offering 58 ensuite rooms.