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

The Hadlow Tower

High Street, Hadlow, Kent. TN11 0EG

Sleeps 6. Be part of your own fairy-tale journey with a stay in what is reputed to be the Tallest Gothic Folly in the World. This exclusive use property offers the most romantic setting in luxurious surroundings, all with panoramic views over the beautiful Kent countryside.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

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

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Château de Baneuil

Baneuil, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 6. This 11th century castle, complete with it’s own dungeon, is perfect for those wanting a taste of upper class France. Lots to do nearby, including the historic town of Bergerac. Features a private outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: FDE253.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 11th Century
  • Piano

Milly

Gennes, Loire, France.

Sleeps 4. Delightfully restored and furnished in elegant French country style, this 16th century property retains many original features. A front terrace provides the perfect location to enjoy alfresco meals in this tranquil part of the Loire Region. Cottage Code: F49153.

  • Open Fire
  • 16th Century

Eastnor Castle

Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL.

This dramatic, fairytale castle is nestled in the Malvern Hills and has magnificent views of the surrounding Herefordshire countryside. Only 2 and a half hours from London by car, the castle is an exclusive use only venue for a minimum of 10 guests.

  • 19th Century

Château de Birac

Birac-sur-Trec, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 16. No expense has been spared in renovating this stunning 13th century château. Inside, the spacious beamed rooms feature light stone walls, gothic fireplaces and stained glass windows. Amongst the formal gardens there is a shady terrace and pool. Cottage Code: F47182.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 13th Century

Château de Villiers

Allonne, nr. Beauvais, Picardy.

Sleeps 19. Set in extensive landscaped grounds, this spacious 18th century detached French château with its antique furniture, is tastefully decorated in period style. Relax in the grounds, play tennis, or perhaps a trip to Paris to see the sights. Cottage Code: F60112.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Pech Luna

Pech Luna, nr. Toulouse, Languedoc-Roussillon.

Sleeps 17. Set within several hundred acre grounds, this elegant 19th century château retains many original features, including its grand entrance hall and sweeping staircase. The large private outdoor swimming pool is open between May and September. Cottage Code: FLA124.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • 19th Century

Castle Troisoleil

Pont-Saint-Esprit, nr. Avignon, Languedoc-Roussillon.

Sleeps 18. Boasting 20 majestic rooms, including 8 bedrooms, the truly spectacular twin towered Castle Troisoleil dates from the 1700s. Surrounded by parkland and vineyards, the property also features a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna. Cottage Code: FLG327.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Chateau Gamage

St-Pey-de-Castets, nr. St Emilion, Gironde.

Sleeps 18. Set in a landscaped parkland, this stunning 12th century chateau has been lovingly restored and stylishly furnished. Associated with producing fine wines for over 300 years, guests are invited to visit the vineyards and enjoy the wine tastings. Cottage Code: F33240.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • 12th Century

Château de la Gaubertie

St. Georges-de-Monclard, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 12. Dating from the 1400s, this magnificent château comes complete with ancient tapestries, historic paintings and stained glass windows. Set in extensive parkland with large formal lawns and an orangery, there is also a private outdoor pool. Cottage Code: F24558.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 15th Century

Château de Villejovet

Ardentes, nr. Châteauroux, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 20. Located on the banks of the River Indre in the southern region of the Loire, this spectacular small castle has been carefully restored to provide the ideal holiday retreat. Enjoy fishing along the river, tennis, squash, swimming and much more. Cottage Code: FEC002.

  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century