9 Best Airbnb Castles In England (2021) - Updated 2022

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England has a breathtaking countryside setting and a long stretch of unspoiled coastlines. It is small in size but has a lot to offer tourists. The country is home to Stonehenge, a world-renowned prehistoric monument. London, the country’s capital, is also a popular destination visited by millions of tourists each year. The city boasts numerous historic landmarks, such as Big Ben and Tower of London. Nonetheless, the country is widely known for having some of the world’s finest castles. Some examples are Dover Castle, Middleham Castle, and Windsor Castle. There are plenty of unique accommodations throughout the country that take inspiration from these castles and fortifications. Discover what options you have, and check out the best Airbnb castles in England.

1. Eight-bedroom castle with an observatory, Wiltshire (from USD 1112)

This 8-bedroom castle is perfect for large groups, sleeping up to 16 guests. Nestled in a secluded neighborhood in West Ashton, it provides a relaxing escape from city life. The main castle houses 6 bedrooms for 12 people, while the clock house has 2 other bedrooms for 4 people. During your stay here, you have access to the entire property, including the central turret with an observatory.

Rent an entire Castle (sleeps 16) & Grounds
West Ashton, England, United Kingdom
222 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Castle 10 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's also a games room with air hockey pool & a dartboard for some entertainment
on top of the 6 bedrooms there are also some extra bonus rooms (drawing room library etc
the kids loved the games room and spent hours in there
the dining room is very impressive and the medieval music was a nice touch
the game room is excellent& fun location and proximity to charming places like bath was great
Cleanliness:
the bedrooms are spacious and comfortable and the linen/towels supplied were good quality and very clean
Host:
adrian and claire are clearly very experienced hosts
the hosts are lovely people who made us feel welcomed with a quick message on our first day
the hosts are lovely people easy to communicate and very understanding
adrian and claire were brilliant hosts and so responsive to any queries i had
the hosts are very proactive ensuring that everything is ok
Location:
ideal location with so much character
situated near trowbridge is was the ideal geographical location for the family to converge on
a unique place to holiday we wish we could have stayed longer
amazing place great location with large grounds at the rear of the castle
fantastic place and easy to manage
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2. Castle Gatehouse, Gloucestershire (from USD 235)

Set by the entrance to Sudeley Castle, this dog-friendly two-bedroom castle is an ideal base camp in the Cotswolds. Accommodating up to four people, it has two wings with separate doors. One wing houses the master bedroom with a private shower room and a four-poster bed. Meanwhile, the other wing houses the kitchen and dining area leading to the second level. The second level features the living room and another bedroom with a private shower room.

Castle Gatehouse, Tower at Sudeley Castle
Winchcombe, England, United Kingdom
72 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Castle 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great history great landscape and a wonderful and spacious apartment for a couple (or 2) with lovely amenities
the kitchen had all mod cons the living room was cost and the bed was lovely and comfy
was very quiet in the evenings and had good stocked kitchen and all the things you would need
a very comfortable and well equipped cottage in a beautiful location
it is very comfortable and everything has been thought of for comfort and convenience
Cleanliness:
very clean and well equipped
extremely clean and well presented
the accommodation was very clean comfortable and cosy
everything neat and clean
i love that it was very clean
Host:
the super friendly people everywhere
when i finally did get hold of someone she was quite lovely and helpful
Location:
beautiful location and unique accommodation
unique house in a great location for walking in the cotswolds or winchcombe
great location and very unique stay
easy walk to town was a plus
this was a beautiful location in a beautiful region of a beautiful country
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3. Refined castle with 17th-century wood carvings, Dorset (from USD 644)

Originally constructed in the early 17th century, this refined 8-bedroom castle still has many original features, including ornate oak panels and wood carvings. Sleeping up to 16 guests, it offers a spacious beamed living room with a fireplace and doors leading to the dining room with a 16-seater dining area. There is also a utility room with a pool table.

This rental has a generous outdoor area, too. If you are bringing cars, you can easily park six vehicles in the driveway.

Newton Manor House, Dorset - Beautiful 8 Bed Home
Swanage, England, United Kingdom
43 reviews  Wifi Available
Castle 10 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 9 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outside space is great and the living room area is huge
we had to move beds and kids games to other rooms to get comfortable
Cleanliness:
the place was sparkling clean
rooms were very clean and spacious and very comfortable
great house well presented and spotless
Host:
the host was very responsive and accommodating
anna was responsive attentive and kind
Location:
beautiful historic home walking distance from shops and sea shore
location was much better than expected walking distance to the beach the town itself and pier was lovely
the location is great we walked into swanage to the local pubs and to the sea front
it's an easy walk into swanage and there are shops nearby
this is an amazing character house with amazing views with great local walks and beach close by
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4. Georgian home in expansive parkland, West Midlands (from USD 778)

Sitting at the heart of a 4-hectare (10-acre) private garden, this elegant 5-bedroom Georgian home beautifully overlooks a lake surrounded by a 202.3-hectare (500-acre) parkland. To maximize the vast outdoor scenery, this rental features an outdoor living space with an al fresco dining area, a fire pit, and barbecue facilities. Various leisure facilities, including a heated Moroccan tipi and a hot tub, may be availed at an additional cost.

If you need extra living space, you may also rent the two-bedroom annex.

Georgian Lake Mansion with Grounds in Parkland
Coventry, United Kingdom
268 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Castle 14 Beds 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen is particularly spectacular with the lovely warm aga and large table and lovely views
the adults loved the kitchen particularly the aga and the communal table
a good sized communal kitchen and lots of space for the children to run around outside
the view and grounds are just stunning and we loved the kitchen and sitting room
the bedrooms are comfy with lots of light and theres a lovely communal kitchen and outdoor eating space
Cleanliness:
clean bedding and towels in the bedrooms
clean bed linen and clean rooms
it was clean and warm
clean bedding and towels provided and nice to have so much seating outside too
it is such an amazing place-spacious clean full of character
Host:
hosts were lovely too
jane was an excellent host responses were always very prompt and took care to answer all my questions
jane was a great host
she was readily available and incredibly helpful
wonderful host who was nearby for any needs we had
Location:
a great location for a large group
what a wonderful house in an amazing location
lovely location in coventry next to coombe country park
amazing house that feels totally secluded yet it is close to everything you need
excellent and spacious country house in a beautiful location
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5. Yannon Towers, Devon (from USD 421)

This 5-bedroom castle accommodates a maximum of 10 people. Providing dog-friendly accommodations, it welcomes up to two dogs for a minimal additional charge per dog. You can unwind during your stay here, thanks to the spacious lounge, fully equipped kitchen, and dining area. Moreover, many board games are provided for your entertainment. This property is situated in Teignmouth, only a short drive from various points of interest, such as Dawlish and Torquay.

Yannon Towers. A unique castle with magical views!
Teignmouth, England, United Kingdom
71 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Castle 7 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen very well equipped with a lovely view
plenty of room and comfortable furniture
beautiful views and very comfy beds
a wonderful castle with beautiful views and great facilities
easy walk into teignmouth and views from many of the rooms simply stunning
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean and every room perfect
super covid clean which meant we felt safe and relaxed
clean well equipped all-in-all just fantastic
Host:
lovely trip lovely hosts
jenny was very attentive in making sure we had all we needed
jenny was a perfect host and always at the end of the phone or text for any queries
jenny is very helpful replies super quickly and was so accommodating with a few little requests we had
kitchen very well equipped and host super friendly and helpful
Location:
great location close to everything
super place and fantastic location a really unique property
stunning property and great location
great location walking distance to the beach and town
a great stay in a unique location
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6. The East Gate, Warwickshire (from USD 309)

Housed in a historic building at the heart of Warwick, this two-bedroom castle has plenty of traditional furnishings that blend well with contemporary amenities. The solid oak doors with hand-made ironwork create a grand ambiance that makes you feel like royalty. Accommodating up to four guests, this rental has a master bedroom with a double bed. The other bedroom is equipped with three single beds.

Conveniently, Warwick Castle is within walking distance, while Birmingham Airport is only a 30-minute drive from the property.

The East Gate and St Peter's Chapel
36 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Castle 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Host:
probably the best place to stay in warwick and robert (and his wife) are excellent very accommodating hosts
Location:
fantastic location in the town
the location was so central and perfect for the local attractions
a historic house in a super location
central location easy access to castle bars restaurants and shops
very central location perfect for visiting the wonderful sites in warwick
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7. Private room with a rooftop deck, Derbyshire (from USD 113)

This private room is part of an Elizabethan tower house in Peak District National Park. Ideal for romantic getaways, it has a four-poster bed with luxurious beddings. If you want to access a private seating room with a log-burning stove, you only need to pay a minimal additional fee. Nonetheless, this property also offers a furnished rooftop deck with 360-degree views.

Unique, historical home deep in nature
Hathersage, England, United Kingdom
67 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in castle 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views and comfortable room
the room is very comfortable with amazing views all around
my main room was big with a four poster bed that was fit for a queen
great stay the room was very nice and the views were fantastic cherry is a great host too
very private and the continental breakfast was lovely
Cleanliness:
the room was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed
the property was sparkling clean and the bed super comfy
cherry was very welcoming everything was spotless and breakfast had some lovely touches
the room was clean bright beautiful and being able to use the rooftop terrace was a delight
i really liked that she used ecofriendly cleaning products and high quality organic and vegan touletries
Host:
she was very welcoming and friendly when we met
delicious breakfast and lovely hospitable host
cherry the host provides a good quality selection of pastries granola and muesli for breakfast
we had everything we needed and plenty of helpful suggestions
i would gladly come back to stay at this historic and amazing building that had a brilliant host
Location:
a wonderful room in a special location
overall loved the place and location
great location and value fascinating building and history
a beautiful quaint property in a picturesque location
all in all a fantastic place to stay and ideal location for some stunning walks
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8. Two-bedroom castle with a log-burning fireplace, Herefordshire (from USD 137)

This two-bedroom castle is ideally tucked in Goodrich, providing scenic views and convenient access to the River Wye. Delivering luxurious comfort, it features original stone walls and a log-burning fireplace in the living room on the main floor. Accommodating up to three people, this property is suitable for small families. One bedroom has a double bed, while the other bedroom has a single bed.

If you are traveling with babies, a high chair and a travel cot may be provided upon request.

Beautiful 14th c. conversion in Wye Valley
Goodrich, United Kingdom
48 reviews  Wifi Available
Castle 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the carpet was threadbare and ripped where radiators moved the shower floor need a good scrub
Cleanliness:
clean and well stocked kitchen
very clean and well equipped
very clean and well maintained for older building
quirky accommodation that is spotlessly clean
well equipped cosy warm and spotlessly clean
Host:
the management/staff were all very friendly and helpful
friendly pub down the road too
stunning property and the host was super helpful
the accommodation is first rate and staff are friendly and very helpful
good cafe on site friendly relaxing atmosphere
Location:
fantastic location and beautiful building
beautiful building lovely location recommend the circular walk just outside
nice break for a few days; ye hostelrie pub in walking distance is worth a visit
nice pubs within walking distance
great location in the wye valley
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9. Fairytale-inspired castle with a huge private garden, Devon

Located in Teignmouth, this fairytale-inspired five-bedroom castle forms part of a Victorian mansion. While it has been heavily renovated over the years, it still has many original features that perfectly complement modern amenities. This rental has a seating room with a fireplace to keep you warm throughout your stay. There is a games nook with a dart set and several board games, too.

Yannon Towers: Victorian fairytale castle in Devon
Teignmouth, Devon, United Kingdom
186 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Castle 6 Beds 9 Guests 5 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a lovely house with fabulous views a well equipped kitchen and really stylish decor
lovely reception room and views from the kitchen
the main bathroom was huge
really appreciated the well equipped kitchen
rooms are all a very good size and overall the property in very tidy and well designed
Cleanliness:
super clean and spacious
big comfortable spotlessly clean excellent communication from the owner
very clean well equipped and great host
Host:
rosalyn is a great host and all the extra touches made it feel even more special
grand but comfortable and very user friendly
rosalyn is very helpful and the welcome pack a very thoughtful jester
lovely castle ideal location and great host
Location:
fantastic place in an amazing location
great location for visiting north devon
amazing bathroom so close to the beach
house was fantastic location space comfort was all more than expected
one bathroom a bit of a pain but great value and just a magnificent place
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Experience a grand vacation in England

England is a small country, but it offers a rich and immersive experience for tourists. Map out your itinerary and take a look at these Airbnb castles in England, for a regal stay!

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