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Ten stunning castles around the British Isles you can stay in from Scone Palace…

by Ace Damon
Scone Palace in Perthshire, which sits just above the Tay River and is best known as the place where Scottish kings and queens were crowned.

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MailOnline Travel has brought together some of the most impressive castles in the British Isles where you can spend the night.

From where the Scottish kings and queens were crowned for a Gothic retreat in southern Wales, which one would you like to be king of?

Scone Palace, Perthshire

Scone Palace in Perthshire, which sits just above the Tay River and is best known as the place where Scottish kings and queens were crowned.

Scone Palace, set on 100 acres of land, has a private wing that is available for rent from £ 3,500 per night

Scone Palace, set on 100 acres of land, has a private wing that is available for rent from £ 3,500 per night

Scone Palace was the seat of the Scottish Parliament and has been visited by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Pictured is one of the private wing rooms

Scone Palace was the seat of the Scottish Parliament and has been visited by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Pictured is one of the private wing rooms

One of 12 wing rooms. They are described as decorated in a way that reflects the traditional style of the castle.

One of 12 wing rooms. They are described as decorated in a way that reflects the traditional style of the castle.

Sitting majestically above the River Tay, the Scone Palace in Perthshire is best known as the place where the kings and queens of Scotland were crowned.

At the same time, it was also the seat of the Scottish Parliament and was visited by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1842.

The palace, which stands on 100 acres and even includes a maze, has a private wing that is available for rent.

A private entrance leads to a living room, covered by original artwork and tapestries, while the dining room has enough space for 24 people.

According to its listing, each of the 12 rooms is decorated in its own individual style, reflecting the traditional style of the castle and featuring the finest in antique fabrics and furniture.

The wing, which can accommodate up to 24 people, can be rented from £ 3,500 to £ 7,700 per night, Stay a degree, a travel site that connects exclusive homeowners to an examined member base of luxury travelers.

Clytha Castle, Monmouthshire

Clytha Castle pictured is located in Monmouthshire, South Wales, overlooking the Usk Valley. It is described as a gothic retreat

Clytha Castle pictured is located in Monmouthshire, South Wales, overlooking the Usk Valley. It is described as a gothic retreat

Clytha Castle is now a self catering accommodation and has three bedrooms with enough space to accommodate up to six people.

Clytha Castle is now a self catering accommodation and has three bedrooms with enough space to accommodate up to six people.

Clytha Castle dates back to 1790 when it was built by William Jones. A four night stay at the castle starts from £ 682

Clytha Castle dates back to 1790 when it was built by William Jones. A four night stay at the castle starts from £ 682

Clytha Castle is a Gothic retreat in southern Wales, overlooking the picturesque Usk Valley.

It dates from 1790 when it was built by William Jones as a personal memorial for his deceased wife. It was designed by architect John Davenport.

In 1948, the last resident, a game warden, left the castle empty, but about 30 years later was rescued by the Landmark trust, which restored its former glory.

Now rented for holidays, Clytha Castle has three bedrooms and can accommodate up to six people. A four night stay starts from £ 682.

Kingswear Castle, Devon

The Kingswear Castle in Devon, pictured, was built in 1502 to defend Dartmouth Harbor.

The Kingswear Castle in Devon, pictured, was built in 1502 to defend Dartmouth Harbor.

There are only two bedrooms at Kingswear Castle, accommodating up to four people. It has been a holiday left operated by the Landmark Trust since 1987.

There are only two bedrooms at Kingswear Castle, accommodating up to four people. It has been a holiday left operated by the Landmark Trust since 1987.

Kingswear Castle can be rented for four nights from £ 658. The castle has stunning views of Dartmouth and the rocky coast.

Kingswear Castle can be rented for four nights from £ 658. The castle has stunning views of Dartmouth and the rocky coast.

Kingswear Castle, at the mouth of the Dart Estuary, was completed in 1502 and was built to defend Dartmouth Harbor – large weapons were mounted on the ground floor.

But only 50 years later, the castle became redundant. This was partly because new weapons at Dartmouth Castle – on the opposite side of the estuary – were able to cover the entire river, and partly because Kingswear Castle's iron guns, exposed to the harsh weather, were rusting so easily. .

In 1987, the castle was purchased by the Landmark Trust and turned into a vacation rental. It has two bedrooms that can sleep up to four people, while on the roof there are stunning views of Dartmouth and the rocky coast.

The castle can be rented for four nights from £ 658 until the Landmark trust.

Ashford Castle, County Mayo

Mayford County Ashford Castle is one of Ireland's oldest castles dating back to the 13th century. It is now a five star hotel

Mayford County Ashford Castle is one of Ireland's oldest castles dating back to the 13th century. It is now a five star hotel

The bed in the castle presidential suite, named after former guest president Ronald Reagan. The castle has a total of 83 extravagant rooms

The bed in the castle presidential suite, named after former guest president Ronald Reagan. The castle has a total of 83 extravagant rooms

The impressive Connaught Room at Ashford Castle. In 2015, the castle was named the best hotel in the world by luxury travel agents worldwide.

The impressive Connaught Room at Ashford Castle. In 2015, the castle was named the best hotel in the world by luxury travel agents worldwide.

Inside the Ashford Castle Dungeon Bar. The five-star castle hotel underwent a massive two-year renovation worth € 67 million (£ 57 million) between 2013 and 2015.

Inside the Ashford Castle Dungeon Bar. The five-star castle hotel underwent a massive two-year renovation worth € 67 million (£ 57 million) between 2013 and 2015.

Mayford County Ashford Castle is one of Ireland's oldest castles dating back to the 13th century.

Located on the shores of Lough Corrib, Ireland's second largest lake, it was built by the Anglo-Norman family of Burgo in 1228 and belonged to the Guinness family.

It now has 83 extravagant rooms and previous guests include John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Brad Pitt, John Lennon, Ronald Reagan and King George V.

The five-star castle hotel underwent a massive two-year renovation worth 67 million euros (£ 57 million) between 2013 and 2015, which included an overhaul of the building's rooms, spa and infrastructure.

Later that year, it was named the best hotel in the world by luxury travel agents worldwide in the Virtuoso Awards.

Prices start at € 325 (£ 277) per night for a standard room and up to € 5,000 (£ 4,265) per night for the presidential suite. Rooms can be booked through the castle. Internet network location.

Gordon's Castle in Fochabers, Moray

Gordon Castle in the village of Fochabers in Moray is described as a "traditional Highland property"

Gordon Castle in the village of Fochabers in Moray is described as a "traditional Highland property"

According to the listing, Gordon Castle combines contemporary comforts with authentic Scottish charm. and has a large living room, office, billiards room and two large reception rooms

According to the listing, Gordon Castle combines contemporary comforts with authentic Scottish charm. and has a large living room, office, billiards room and two large reception rooms

Gordon Castle, pictured, has enough space for 18 people and has full staff. Stays start from £ 3,560 per night

Gordon Castle, pictured, has enough space for 18 people and has full staff. Stays start from £ 3,560 per night

Gordon Castle, in the village of Fochabers, is described as a “traditional Highland property” and can accommodate up to 18 people.

It combines contemporary comforts with authentic Scottish charm. and has a large living room, office, billiard room and two large reception rooms.

The property listing explains: 'The comfortable seating areas feature charming classic furniture, stunning chandeliers and warm fireplaces, creating a cozy space to relax with a glass of whiskey.'

The castle also has portraits circulating around the rooms and is filled with "beautiful wooden antiques" and "unique ornaments".

The property can be rented from £ 3.560 per night via Stay a degree.

Kilmartin Castle, Argyll

Kilmartin Castle pictured in stunning Argyll countryside in historic Kilmartin Glen, Scotland

Kilmartin Castle pictured in stunning Argyll countryside in historic Kilmartin Glen, Scotland

Inside Kilmartin Castle is a collection of antiques from around the world, as well as original artwork dating from 1886.

Inside Kilmartin Castle is a collection of antiques from around the world, as well as original artwork dating from 1886.

There are five bedrooms, accommodating up to 10 people, as well as a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Stays start at £ 500 per night

There are five bedrooms, accommodating up to 10 people, as well as a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Stays start at £ 500 per night

This stunning castle is set in the stunning Argyll countryside in historic Kilmartin Glen.

According to the listing, Kilmartin Castle has been renovated with "incredible attention to detail" and its "contemporary comforts perfectly match the building's traditional and rustic feel".

Inside the castle there is a collection of antiques from around the world, as well as original artwork dating from 1886.

There are five bedrooms for up to 10 people, five bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room and a cozy living room with fireplace.

Castle stays start at £ 500 per night and can be booked via Stay a degree.

Lumley Castle, Durham County

Lumley Castle pictured in Durham County, which now functions as a hotel. It was formerly owned by the Bishop of Durham and the University of Durham

Lumley Castle pictured in Durham County, which now functions as a hotel. It was formerly owned by the Bishop of Durham and the University of Durham

There are 74 rooms at Lumley Castle, including the large Castle State Suite pictured and the King James Suite.

There are 74 rooms at Lumley Castle, including the large Castle State Suite pictured and the King James Suite.

Lumley Castle is a 14th-century building on the banks of Chester-le-Street River Wear and now operates as a hotel.

It takes its name from its creator, Sir Ralph Lumley, who was a popular soldier and known for his bravery in battle.

The castle was owned by the Bishop of Durham and Durham University, but in 1976 it was turned into a hotel.

There are 74 rooms, including the large Castle State Suite and the King James Suite.

Rooms cost between £ 109 and £ 256 per night, which can be booked through the castle. Internet network location.

Wardhill Castle at Meikle Wartle, Aberdeenshire

Wardhill Castle pictured in Aberdeenshire, surrounded by the stunning Bennachie Hills

Wardhill Castle pictured in Aberdeenshire, surrounded by the stunning Bennachie Hills

Wardhill Castle has a selection of reception rooms, a contemporary ranch kitchen and a luxurious dining room

Wardhill Castle has a selection of reception rooms, a contemporary ranch kitchen and a luxurious dining room

One of Wardhill Castle's eight bathrooms. Stays cost between £ 1,300 and £ 3,500 per night

One of Wardhill Castle's eight bathrooms. Stays cost between £ 1,300 and £ 3,500 per night

Dating from the 12th century, Wardhill Castle has been in the same family for over 800 years.

It is surrounded by the stunning Bennachie Hills and Aberdeenshire countryside and is described as the ideal place for the discerning guest.

The castle features a selection of reception rooms, a contemporary farm kitchen and a luxurious dining room with arched framed windows, emerald green walls and decorated with select family heirlooms.

There are also eight traditional and totally unique rooms with space for up to 16 people.

Six of the bedrooms have huge king-size beds, while the other two suites have antique single beds.

Stays start from £ 1,300 to £ 3,500 per night and the castle can be booked through Stay a degree.

Forter Castle, Perthshire

The impressive Forter Castle near Folda in the Scottish Highlands, which has been restored to its former glory and is now a holiday.

The impressive Forter Castle near Folda in the Scottish Highlands, which has been restored to its former glory and is now a holiday.

Whiskey can be enjoyed at Forter Castle on the large Ralph Lauren sofas and chairs. The castle can be rented from £ 611 per night

Whiskey can be enjoyed …

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