Castles to Rent

Historic UK is pleased to introduce a selection of unique exclusive use castles to rent across England, Scotland and Wales. Whether you choose a medieval palace, a fort or a Victorian folly, these properties offer self catering holidays with a difference.

Imagine being the lord or lady of your very own luxury castle, sleeping in a magnificent four poster bed and exploring acres of beautiful grounds. Some properties even come complete with their own chef! Many of the castles listed on this page are also available for weddings and events.

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Featured Accommodation

Hen Wrych Hall Tower

Abergele, Conwy.

Sleeps 2. Ideally situated only four minutes from the beach, this romantic tower boasts a four-poster bed and an open fire. The grade II listed building has been lovingly renovated, and could be your own romantic castle for two! Cottage Code: OPW.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • 19th Century

Walton Castle

Walton Castle, Clevedon, Somerset.

Sleeps 16. This stunning 17th century castle offers luxurious accommodation and glorious views over North Somerset. The central keep houses the main part of the property with self contained bedrooms in the turrets. Indoor swimming pool, roof terrace.

  • 17th Century

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Knock Old Castle

Largs, Ayrshire.

Sleeps 8. Following an extensive renovation programme, this 14th century fairytale castle is now ready to open its quirky doors to holiday guests. Located on the Ayrshire coast, enjoy breathtaking views over the sea from the glass domed castle turret. Cottage Code: UKC868.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 14th Century

Craigcaffie Tower

Innermessan, nr. Stranraer, Wigtownshire.

Sleeps 6. On lands gifted to the family by Robert the Bruce, the Neilsons had this fairytale Scottish castle built in the late 16th century. Retaining a host of original features on the inside, enjoy extensive views from the castellated sentry walks. Cottage Code: UKC1216.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

Greys Castle

Greys Castle, Portland, Dorset.

Sleeps 20. This stunning 200 year old property lies on the Isle of Portland in Dorset. Guests can relax and enjoy the glorious views over the sea from the castle’s conservatory and there is the added bonus of a private indoor swimming pool.

  • 18th Century

Torrisdale Castle

Torrisdale Castle, Carradale, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6QT.

Sleeps 2 – 10. Within the ground floor of the castle is a spacious self-catering apartment and set within the peaceful wooded grounds are a further four superb cottages and houses.

  • 19th Century

Tullibole Castle Longhouse

Crook of Devon, nr. Kinross, Perthshire.

Sleeps 2. Enjoy the wonderful views of the Ochil and Cleish Hills from the conservatory of this skilfully designed Scottish style longhouse. This unique, detached, single-storey holiday property offers original features with a contemporary twist. Cottage Code: SMMH.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 17th Century

Watermouth Castle

Watermouth Castle, Near Ilfracombe, Devon.

Sleeps 4 – 6. “With views over bays and cliffs from a castle stronghold – a unique holiday opportunity . . .”

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Aikwood Tower

Aikwood Tower, Selkirk, Scottish Borders.

Sleeps 10. This 16th century Grade A-listed tower house feels cosy and intimate with its luxurious furnishings, roaring fire in the Great Hall and the ultra comfy Duxiana beds in the guest rooms. Set in the Ettrick Forest, it boasts a walled garden & WiFi

  • 16th Century

The Fortalice

The Fortalice, Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross.

Sleeps 12. Originally built in 1560 then partially destroyed in 1640, The Fortalice has been superbly restored and renovated to produce a stunning holiday home. The Great Hall boasts a huge fireplace and comfy sofas, and there is a small private chapel.

  • 16th Century

The Gate House

Dover, Kent.

Sleeps 4. Dating from the mid-19th century, this listed mini Gothic castle features its very own turret and 4-poster canopy bed. Beamed throughout, it is thought to have been built as the gate house guarding the accommodation of the Dover Castle Garrison. Cottage Code: E5413.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Polhawn Fort

Polhawn Fort, Rame Head, Nr Torpoint, Cornwall, PL10 1LL.

Sleeps 20+. Polhawn Fort is a superb wedding venue and accommodation venue situated in a historic fort in Cornwall.

  • 19th Century