20 Spectacular Castles, Towers & Turrets

20 Spectacular Castles, Towers & Turrets

31st October 2019

Not spooky just spectacular, here are some of the best castles, towers and turrets from around the UK, perfect for unforgettable special occasions, luxurious hotel trips, or just a cosy night for two in front of a roaring fire. Holiday like the royalty you are at one of these splendid historic buildings.

Roch Castle

Roch - Pembrokeshire

Sleeps 2 per room

An award-winning luxury hotel that enjoys unrivalled views over St Bride’s Bay and The Preseli Hills.

The Welsh Gatehouse

Chepstow - Monmouthshire

Sleeps 2

Remarkable 700 year old historic gatehouse lovingly restored as a couples bolthole - Cosy up by the fire or venture out and explore the beautiful Wye Valley.

The Tower

Crickhowell - Powys

Sleeps 2

Enjoy character and luxury at this atmospheric folly in the heart of a Welsh national park.

Chevaliers Gatehouse

Upton Cressett - Shropshire

Sleeps 4

Take a trip back into the past in this Elizabethan gatehouse. Expect plenty of Tudor features, alongside the modern conveniences you need for that perfect getaway...

The Knoll Tower

Weston-under-Lizard Shifnal - Shropshire

Sleeps 2

In the midst of the ancient and historic park of Weston Park you’ll find this intriguing tower, with panoramic views of the Shropshire countryside and Welsh borders.

The Summer House

Near Wroxeter - Shopshire

Sleeps 2

Wonderfully unique stay in this charming octagonal tower built in 1607 by Sir Francis Newton in Shropshire

Orchardleigh Castle

Frome - Somerset

Sleeps 24

Your own private castle in Somerset - complete with grand interiors and an outdoor hot tub - all based on the stunning 500 acre Orchardleigh Estate.

Toll House

Nether Stowey - Somerset

Sleeps 2

Enjoy a cosy stay at this historic Toll House dating back to the 18th century, in an ideal location for walks, cycling and afternoons at the local pub.

Tawstock Castle

Barnstaple - Devon

Sleeps 8

Stay in this bailey castle atop a rounded hilltop with 360 degree Devonshire views for you, your friends and family to enjoy.

The Water Tower

Truro - Cornwall

Sleeps 2

Romantic couple's escape in a former 19th Century Cornish water tower near Truro

Fermain Tower

St. Peter Port - Guernsey

Sleeps 2

An imaginatively renovated 18th Century watchtower that looks out over picture-perfect Fermain Bay, on the beautiful island of Guernsey.

Blencowe Hall

Penrith - Cumbria

Sleeps 24

Blencowe Hall is a luxurious Grade I listed fortified manor house transformed by award-winning restoration work in Cumbria.

Pottergate Tower at Alnwick

Alnwick - Northumberland

Sleeps 2

Get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life at Pottergate Tower in Alnwick, a Grade 2 listed building lovingly refurbished to seamlessly merge history and luxury.

Barns Tower

Peebles - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 2 + 2

A medieval fairytale tower, set near a 14th century castle in the Scottish Borders

The Five Turrets

Selkirk - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 8

A grade II-listed townhouse in the beautiful Scottish Borders, with fairy tale turrets and contemporary interiors…

Aikwood Tower

Selkirk - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 10

An intimate, historic and beautiful tower, looking out over stunning Scottish landscapes; homely inside, with vast countryside outdoors to discover.

Dovecot Cottage

Edinburgh - Midlothian

Sleeps 4

Spectacular 17th century stone cottage for up to four people. Rustic-chic and quirky - it was once a home for pigeons!

East Gatehouse Lodge

Crieff - Perthshire

Sleeps 4

Discover the wistful romance of Scotland’s stunning landscapes, at this luxury, turreted lodge guarding the historic Monzie Castle…

The White Tower of Taymouth Castle

Aberfeldy - Perthshire

Sleeps 4

Feel regal as you relax in a former royal honeymoon hideaway, complete with a hot tub in the turrets, a sauna and 8 acres of secluded, private woodland

Kilmartin Castle - Luxury B&B

Lochgilphead - Argyll & Bute

Sleeps 10

This marvellous, historic B&B is in a beautiful Scottish castle overlooking a stunning glen.

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