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Scottscastles offering a large selection of castles and castle apartments in Scotland and the UK, targeted mainly at groups of ten or more ... [MORE]

 Ballroom Apartment (The)
located:
Auchterarder, Perth & Kinross, Scotland, UK
website: Ballroom
Two bedroom, beautifully furnished, self-catering apartment on two floors of Dollarbeg Castle. Originally built in the C19th, the property combines traditional Scottish baronial architecture with modern decor and comfort. It is set within five acres of communal gardens. The apartment spacious living area was formerly the ballroom.

Belvilla
based: Eindhoven/Heerhugowaard, Holland
website: Mansions & Castles
Belvilla Castles section gives to access to castles, chateau, mansions and grand buildings of all types for holiday rental right across Europe; including unique castles, in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Spain from Europe's leading provider of spectacular holiday homes.

 Bodelwyddan Castle
based: Denbighshire, North Wales, UK
website:
Bodelwyddan Castle
Bodelwyddan 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.

 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.

 Delgatie Castle - Symbister Suite
located: Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Banff, Scotland, UK
website:
Delgatie Castle
Delgatie Castle dates back to 1050 but now offers spacious, tastefully renovated holiday acccommodation which still retains much original character. On offer are cottages in the former Coach House and the elegant Symbister Suite in the north wing of the castle itself. The castle is open to the public and provides a wealth of interest for visitors, plus a cosy tea room.

 Droskyn Castle
located:
Perranporth, Cornwall, UK
website: Droskyn Castle
Holiday apartment sleeping up to 4 guests (in two bedrooms), within an impressive building, understood to have been originally a castle. It's located right above Perranporth beach, close to the South West Coast Path, and offers magnificent coastal views. Perranporth town is a five-minute downhill walk.

Ginouillac Medieval Castle
located:
Ginouillac, Lot, Midi-Pyrenees, France
website: Ginouillac
An original medieval castle in the Quercy National Park, sleeping up to 10 guests. The property is a listed historical monument and is full of character, retaining a host of architectural features like, original fireplaces, beautiful ceilings, four-poster beds, turrets and a spiral staircase. It's let as a self-catering property.

Irish Country Castle
located:
County Meath, Ireland
website: Irish Castle
A historic castle building, dating from 1420, and now converted to comfortable, family home-style, self-catering holiday accommodation for up to 14 guests (in 6 bedrooms). It's set right in the Irish countryside, yet is just a 45 minute drive from the capital, Dublin, offering the best of both worlds.

 Lendal Tower
located: York, Yorkshire, UK
website:
Lendal Tower
5-star self-catering accommodation for up to 6 guests, in an Ancient Scheduled Monument in the heart of York; the 14th century tower was originally part of the city defences. It has been renovated with great care to retain features such as ornate wood paneling and decorative plaster work. The property has
extensive views over the city and the River Ouse.

 Littlecote House
located: Berkshire, UK
website:
Littlecote House
Grade 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.

Santa Barbara de Nexe Holiday Castelo
located: Santa Barbara de Nexe, Faro, Portugal
website: Castelo

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.

uk flag Scottscastles Featured Site
website: Scottscastles
A large selection of castles and castle apartments are available on this site, targeted mainly at groups of 10+. Scottscastles specialise in large UK holiday rentals (it's not just Scotland!), there are plenty of castles but aslo country houses, large beach properties, shooting lodges, big farmhouses, converted churches and former country house hotels; all suitable for self-catering holidays.

uk flag Swinton Park
based: North Yorkshire, UK
website: swintonpark.com
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.

 Tawstock Castle
located:
Barnstaple, Devon, UK
website: Tawstock Castle
A traditional motte and bailey castle in North Devon, dating from the 18th century and now converted to luxury self-catering holiday accommodation for up to 8 guests. It's a Grade II listed building with original features, located on a rounded hill (it's motte) with excellent 360° views of the Devon countryside.

 Thoresby Hall
based: Nottinghamshire, UK
website:
Thoresby Hall
picture of Thoresby HallA 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.

 Watermouth Castle – Bassett Apartment
located: Ilfracombe, Combe Martin, Devon, UK
website:
Watermouth Castle
One of 6 holiday apartments in this Victorian folly/castle. Guests can enjoy unlimited free entry to the castle attractions during their stay; these include an indoor heated pool, museum, theme attractions and water displays. Outside are landscaped gardens, and woodland walks, (see 'Alternative properties' for the other holiday properties on the estate).

 Water Castle (The)
located: Corbridge, Hexham, Northumberland, UK
website:
Water Castle
Detached, 4-star, self-catering holiday home created in a former water tower situated in the countryside near the village of Corbridge. It's decorated in a contemporary style whch compliments the original stone walls and arched windows. The property sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
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 Woolshaw Castle
located:
Halifax, West Yorkshire, UK
website: Woolshaw Castle
This Grade II listed folly/castle offers 5 double bedrooms (2 en-suite) sleeping up to 10 guests. The original farmhouse on this spot was converted in the mid 19th century, simply to create a castle view from the estate house! In true castle style it has battlements, towers and arrow slit and arched windows.

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 Belle Isle Castle
based: County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, UK
website: belleislecastle.com
Belle Isle Castle is an early 17th century castle which has been extensively refurbished to offer luxurious self-catering or fully catered accommodation.

Castle Hotel Auf Schoenburg
based: Rhine, Germany
website: hotel-schoenburg.com
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
website: hotelcastellucciarome.com
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.

Cloghan Castle
based: County Galway, Ireland
website: cloghancastle.com
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.

 Ruthin Castle Hotel
based: Denbighshire, North Wales, UK
website: ruthincastle.co.uk
Magical and truly individual historic castle hotel in Ruthin, Denbighshire about 25 miles west of Chester, offering 58 ensuite rooms.

     
 

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