6 Best Castle Hotels Near London - Updated 2023

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Aside from housing four World Heritage Sites, London is known for its majestic castle hotels and exciting places to visit. They exude a certain kind of charm that will make you want to explore what’s inside. From their daunting architectural design to the way they interiors were adjoined, sculpted, and kept. If your next vacation includes London, there’s no reason not to try these exquisite accommodations. A truly memorable experience for the whole family, friends on a trip, and even solo adventurers who are in for a unique experience. Check out this article because we have compiled the most sought-after castle hotels near London.

1. Hever Castle Luxury Bed and Breakfast (from USD 142)

This 5-star hotel near London, England is one amongst the luxurious hotels in London, offering a 125-acre of formal gardens, historic 16th-century art pieces, and their must-try freshly made sandwiches and castle-baked cakes. All rooms carry a character, with individual styles to cater to all types of travelers. Every room is furnished with rich fabrics and antique furnishing. For your outdoor adventures, try the golf club nearby - just a two-minute walk away. There is also a walking distance pub for evening meals. All guests are served with breakfast in their accommodation at Astor Wing or Anne Boleyn Wing. Don’t forget to drop by Chartwell and Penshurst Place - the best local attractions around!

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Hever Castle Luxury Bed and Breakfast

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: The Astor Wing, Hever Castle
102.89 km (64.0 mi) from Waddesdon Manor

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

2. A luxurious stay at Amberley Castle (from USD 293)

Find yourself tucked inside the medieval walls of Amberley Castle, home to luxurious rooms, an 18-hole putting course, and 2 beautiful lakes. As a recipient of numerous awards including the four AAA Red Stars and three AA Rosettes, the Hever Castle is one of the must-visit hotels in London. Dine in the 12th-century Queen’s Room with a vaulted ceiling or the Great Room with oak flooring, tapestry, and suits of armor. Aside from that, these bedrooms are furnished with antiques, fine fabrics, a flat-screen TV, and tea and coffee facilities. Climb the ramparts for stunning views, play tennis on site, and enjoy the croquet lawn! There’s a lot to do and see for guests.

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Amberley Castle- A Relais & Chateaux Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Amberley
108.04 km (67.2 mi) from Waddesdon Manor

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Garden Non-smoking rooms

3. Warwick Castle Knight's Village (from USD 121)

Feel like a real royal fighter when you stay in a lovely knight-themed castle near London. It features lodges with a double bedroom and bunk beds, private bathrooms, flat screen TV with cable, and a seating area. Tea and coffee facilities are also provided. You can also choose a tent, inclusive of a double bed, two single beds, towels and linens. Tents have shared shower areas for guests. Everyone can enjoy the on-site bar and restaurant. If you feel like staying in to keep warm, tea and coffee making facilities are within your reach. The Warwick race course is just 800 meters (2624 feet) away from the property, and the River Avon, a minute of walk away.

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Warwick Castle Knight's Village

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Stratford Road Car Park
65.89 km (41.0 mi) from Waddesdon Manor

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

4. Stable courtyard bedrooms at Leeds Castle (from USD 141)

Are you looking for a castle to stay in near London? Look no further! This spectacular structure in Kent has 900 years of history behind its doors and a massive parkland enough to keep you mesmerized all throughout your stay. Inside it is a property known as the “Stable Courtyard,” equipped with bright, traditional bedrooms with views of the lake, gardens, and the Stable Courtyard area. Enjoy mornings in the picturesque gardens with peacocks and rare bird displays. Guests also loved the long walks into the castle, which stands alone as a relaxing retreat. This property is ideal for couples - with a remarkable rating of 9.7!

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Leeds Castle Stable Courtyard Bed and Breakfast

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Maidstone
127.09 km (79.0 mi) from Waddesdon Manor

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

5. Leasowe Castle Hotel (from USD 128)

A mix of old and new, antique and modern. This 16th-century hotel will give you nothing less but comfort - from its ensuite rooms, quiet gardens, a stylish bar, and modern British cuisine. Everything is within your reach including facilities like tea/coffee making equipment, TV, trouser press, iron, hairdryer, and more. Leasowe Castle Hotels traces its roots in 1592 and since then has attracted many visitors from all over the world. It is a four-star AA rated hotel known for having one of the best-rated locations in Moreton.

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Leasowe Castle Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Leasowe Rd, Moreton
228.37 km (142.0 mi) from Waddesdon Manor

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km)

Other castle accommodations near London, UK

6. Dinton Castle, Buckinghamshire (from USD 552)

This hotel near Heathrow, London is a rustic folly-turned-castle nestled in Buckinghamshire. With over 250 years of history, this enchanting property has been meticulously restored into a two-bedroom home. Featured on the popular TV show Grand Designs, it now offers a truly unique experience just an hour away from London. Immerse yourself in the stunning scenic views, relax in the private garden, and indulge in the modern entertainment amenities including a 65-inch HDTV with Roku, Sonos Bluetooth sound system, and Wi-Fi.

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Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
5.92 km (3.7 mi) from Waddesdon Manor
58 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Castle 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfortable beds all amenities thought of and catered for
it’s comfortable with a lot of lux extras
the host john is super friendly and accommodating
john is a fantastic host who wants to make sure everyone enjoys the castle to its fullest
we really enjoyed our stay here and the owner john was very friendly accommodating and communicative
kind professional humble and generous
great host met us messaged to make sure all was ok
dinton is located not far from waddesdon manor bletchley park and other interesting sights to discover
some great pubs are within walking distance from the castle too
i’m really speechless at the beauty of this spectacular place
dinton castle is a uniquely stunning place
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Experience how time stands still

London is a beautiful gem whose beauty cannot be compared to anywhere in the world. You wouldn’t mind walking around the cities, exploring the beautiful gardens, and taking your time. Everything will stand still especially once you step in these beautiful castle hotels. Be mesmerized, get lost in its charm, and just savor every moment. Make sure to include these hotels in your list, or alternatively, you can consider staying in the best farm stays near London.

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Frequently asked questions about castle hotels near London

1. Which castle hotels near London offer breakfasts for guests?

There are several castle hotels near London that offer breakfast for guests. Some of the few options include Hever Castle Luxury Bed and Breakfast and Leeds Castle Stable Courtyard Bed and Breakfast.

2. Which castle hotels near London have parking?

Several castle hotels near London offer parking facilities for guests. Hever Castle Luxury Bed and Breakfast, Amberley Castle, Warwick Castle Knight's Village, and Leeds Castle Stable Courtyard Bed and Breakfast all have parking available.

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