Britain is blessed with many castles, often in stunning locations, all full of history. Many of these national treasures now offer accommodation, from bed and breakfast to fully flegged hotels... some even offer self catering so you can be your own lord or lady of the manor.
Simply scroll down to view our selection of castle hotels in England, Scotland and Wales and now... French châteaux! Simply scroll down the page to see our selection, or alternatively use the search at the top of the page to find castles by location.
Hever Castle, Kent
This stunning, 13th century double-moated castle offers luxury B&B accommodation in the Astor Wing of the property. Access to the castle is included in the rate and the gardens can also be privately enjoyed by guests outside of opening times. Free WiFi.
Leeds Castle, Kent
Stay overnight in the refurbished Stable Courtyard Bedrooms in the beautiful setting of Leeds Castle and explore the castle grounds and gardens when the estate is closed to the general public. Breakfast is available in the 17th century Fairfax Restaurant.
Amberley Castle, West Sussex
Feel like royalty with a luxurious break in this grand 900 year old castle hotel. With stylish spa bathrooms and a delightfully decadent restaurant, serving an eclectic menu of delectable dishes, this unique hotel offers a scenic spot second to none.
Dalston Hall Hotel, Cumbria
This magnificent Grade II listed castle is ideally located on the edge of the Lake District. Nestling amongst acres of woodland and gardens, the castle is also surrounded by a golf club.
Swinton Park, North Yorkshire
An exclusive 31 bedroom luxury castle hotel, Swinton Park is a Grade II listed building, dating from the 1600's. Lavishly furnished, this is a unique opportunity to enjoy a stately home experience in one of the highest rated hotels in Yorkshire.
Thornbury Castle, Gloucestershire
Built in 1511, Thornbury Castle is a magnificent Tudor castle-palace set in historic parkland. It is the only Tudor castle to operate as a hotel and restaurant in England. Enjoy regal dreams in the bedchamber where King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn slept.
Atholl Palace Hotel, Perthshire
The baronial style Atholl Palace Hotel sits within 48 acres of award winning parkland overlooking Pitlochry and the scenic splendour of the surrounding Highlands. This luxurious 4 star hotel also features an onsite health club with indoor pool, etc.
Castle Venlaw Hotel, Scottish Borders
In a land of castles and country estates, what could be more perfect than a stay in an 18th century country castle? Recommended by Condé Nast Johansens.
Stonefield Castle Hotel, Argyll
This Scottish baronial styled castle dates back to 1837, and offers the perfect place to sit back and relax amongst grand surroundings and beautiful grounds. Recently refurbished, the castle offers fine accommodation for the discerning traveller.
Kinnettles Castle, Angus
Just outside Forfar, this boutique castle hotel with its luxurious contemporary-styled suites is just half an hour’s drive from Dundee. The castle also boasts grand fireplaces and chandeliers, a sophisticated bar lounge, and a well-equipped games room.