Stay in a castle on your next trip
Ever wondered what it would be like to stay in castle? Find out on your next dream trip! To inspire you, here are some of our favorite castle rentals.
Chateau De Challagne
A fairytale castle in Western France, Chateau de Challagne (the "Petit Chambord") is fit for royalty. It's truly magnificent, with 150-foot limestone walls, 12 turrets, 365 windows and 52 fireplaces. Completed in 1854, the chateau is just ninety minutes from Paris by TGV. Oh la la!
Forth Castle, Scotland
This classic Scottish castle is located in Perthshire in central Scotland and overlooks the dramatic Angus glens. The surrounding countryside is perfect for hikes and the castle is just 24 miles from the sandy beaches of Dundee, for those who fancy a walk along the coast. Love golf? You've picked the right place to stay! Forth Castle is located near dozens of amazing golf courses.
Located in Spain's Catalonia region, Castillo Girona provides a relaxing sanctuary for travelers who want to soak in the ambience of the Spanish countryside. Linger over a glass of the region's famous wine as you enjoy the sweeping panoramic views or take a short trip to nearby historical and cultural sights.
Gothic Castle, Rindge (NH)
A Gothic castle in the Eastern U.S. state of New Hampshire. It sits atop a hill, on a vast property (500 acres), and has incredible views of Mt. Monadnock on one side and the lake from the other. Swim in the lake or the 5,000 gallon swimming pool in summer. Enjoy the groomed x-country ski trails and outdoor hot tub in winter.
Norman Castle, Haverfordwest (Wales)
This Norman castle in the Welsh town of Haverfordwest was built on a volcanic plug. Imagine having your very own magnificent Main Hall and Court Room overlooking the ocean. The rooms in the castle offer panoramic views of the mountains, the sea and Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
Find your dream castle to stay in by visiting our site: www.tripping.com. Enter the destination into the search box and hit the "search" button (the magnifying glass). You can type in "castle" into the Keyword Search box on the far left of the page. It's the white search box at the very bottom. After you type in "castle," be sure to hit the "Update" button directly under it.
It's pretty straightforward but if you're just really excited to find your dream castle and want to find in within 1.5 seconds, here's a screen shot.
Tell us in the comments: which is your favorite? *If it's a castle that is not in this post, leave a link. :)
Happy castle hunting!