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The Romantic Castle Hotels of England, Scotland and Wales

Live Your Camelot Fantasy in One of the UK's Castle Hotels

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The Romantic Castle Hotels of England, Scotland and Wales

Guests arrive by helicopter at Amberley Castle, a Luxury hotel near Arundel in the South Downs

Picture Courtesy of Amberley Castle
What could be more romantic than spending the night in a real castle? England, Scotland and Wales are covered in castles - from ancient piles, dating back to the 10th and 11th centuries, to 18th and 19th century follies. Quite a few have been converted into fabulous, fantasy hotels, where you can spend a few days imagining a Camelot lifestyle.

If you are planning a romantic getaway for Valentine's Day or a special occasion - or you just fancy playing at Lord and Lady of the Manor, here's a list of some of the best castles to stay in around the United Kingdom.

Castle Hotels in England

Castle Hotels in Scotland

  • Balfour Castle, this Orkney hotel claims to be the most Northerly castle hotel in the world.
  • Culcreuch Castle 700 year old seat of Galbraith clan, near Loch Lomond, and one of Scotland's oldest hotels.
  • Dalhousie Castle, Compare Prices
  • Dornoch Castle , Compare Prices
  • Fernie Castle 450 years of history, near Fife
  • Stobo Castle The cashmere suite has cashmere covered walls and a bathtub carved from a single piece of marble
  • The Witchery By the Castle This Edinburgh restaurant with rooms is not really a castle but an extraordinary place to live out a romantic fantasy. Check out the guest book on their website

Castle Hotels in Wales

Though Wales probably has more castles than any other part of the UK, many of them are great historic ruins. Only a few have been fitted out as hotels.

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