Beautiful British Castles

Britain has got rich cultural heritage, for example, the beautiful castles spread out throughout the land. From the well-known Tower of London; to a castle you may not have heard of, Dunstanburgh Castle. We have handpicked the most beautiful castles for you to explore!

Tower of London
The Tower of London has over 1,000 years of history and was not only used as a royal palace, but also as a zoo, an execution chamber, a jewel house, a prison and an armoury. The stunning castle is one of the city’s most popular attractions. Take a tour under the guidance of a famous Beefeater and learn more about the castle’s history, the Crown Jewels and more.

Enjoy your stay in London at its fullest by staying in one of our amazing Best Loved Hotels in the area. You can choose from the following hotels: Milestone Hotel, a milestone in elegance and luxury overlooking Kensington Gardens; or Presidential Serviced Apartments, a great value home away from home in Central London; Beaufort, great value, service and much more await you in elegant Knightsbridge; or St Ermin’s, distinction, sophistication and theatricality around the corner from St James’s Park. For more information and to book, click here.

Edinburgh Castle
The stunning and imposing Edinburgh Castle lies on a great rock and is Scotland’s best visited attraction. Many Scottish Royals have lived and died within the walls, including Queen Margaret and Mary Queen of Scots. Visit the Edinburgh Castle website for more information and find out about the castle’s secrets! You can also book your tickets here.

Make the most out of your stay in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, by staying at one of our stunning hotels. You can choose from the following hotels: Knight Residence, stylish private apartments in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle; or Channings, where you’ll be charmed by the staff at this country-style townhouse; or Holyrood ApartHotel, stylish serviced apartments in the heart of Edinburgh; or last but not least Howard, a place where elegance and discretion are watchwords. For more information and to book, click here.

Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Castle has over 2,000 years of history and lies in Cardiff’s city centre. As one of Wales’ most beautiful tourist attractions, the castle really is worth a visit. The castle stayed in the Bute Family for quite some time, throughout the 1920s and 1930s, after which they gave the castle to the city of Cardiff. The castle has been home to the National College of Music and Drama for 25 years, and has been a popular tourist attraction ever since.

Enjoy your stay in Cardiff and stay in one of our Best Loved Hotel Gwesty’r Emlyn Hotel in Carmarthenshire, which is only an hour and 15 minute drive from Cardiff. Dating back 300 years in its former life as a coaching inn, Gwesty’r Emlyn is located in the lovely market town of Newcastle Emlyn, near the border of Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion. A Stylish Getaway in Beautiful West Wales!

Dunstanburgh Castle
You may have never heard of Dunstanburgh Castle, but we can assure you it is worth a visit. The imposing castle ruin is located next to the coast, which gives the whole setting a more impressive look. There are many events for you to enjoy at the castle as well as walks at Dunstanburgh. Don’t forget to buy famous Craster Kippers in the village nearby and discover the views of the castle from both Embleton Bay and Craster!

Stay at one of our lovely Best Loved hotels in Alnwick, Northumberland. You can choose from Eshott Hall, an exquisite Northumbrian boutique hotel in an idyllic setting, or Doxford Hall Hotel & Spa, Georgian splendour set amidst the glorious Northumbrian landscape. For more information and to book, click here.

Stay in a castle!
Best Loved’s Castle Hotels in UK & Ireland are hotels with a difference – the ultimate in authentic luxury are ideal places to stay when you want more than just a traditional hotel. Castle Hotels in UK & Ireland are romantic, charming and grand, the perfect place to stay in luxury with all the comforts of any five star hotel! Enjoy good food, outdoor sport, walking or just relaxing at these magnificent castle hotels.

Also, check out our Castle Getaways in UK & Ireland!

Arundell Castle image by David Smith, Tower of London image by Rudolf Schuba, Edinburgh Castle image by Craig Cromack, Cardiff Castle image by Ann Lee, and Dunstanburgh Castle image by Jon.