Rent a Castle

In a world full of charmless resorts and bland hotel chains, why not break the mould and take a break somewhere truly extraordinary? Here at Oliver's Travels we're all about going above and beyond the ordinary, instead making a beeline for places that are unique, quirky and luxurious. 

That's exactly what you'll get from our Chateaux and Castles Collection. Whether you're looking for a big family reunion or want to host a fairytale wedding, this collection of medieval and historic beauties will blow you away. Bursting with style, sophistication and out-of-this-world architecture, you and your loved ones will be talking about this magical stay for years to come! 

From French chateaux with private pools and classic English castles with lavish ballrooms, to Scottish castles with grand dining halls and Irish forts with tower room views, this collection will take your holiday to the next level. 

Where can you rent a castle?

From magical chateaux in the heart of the French countryside, surrounded by vineyards and under starry night skies, to Gothic fortresses by the enchanting lochs of Scotland, our Chateaux and Castle Collection is spread across Europe. 

You'll find them closer to home in England, Scotland and Ireland, but our collection also jumps over to France, Italy and Spain. Our destination experts are always combing the rolling hills of Europe on the hunt for historic palaces and forts. 

Castle Nardelli, Le Marche

How to make your stay extra special

Why choose Oliver's Travels?

With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, we know what it takes to find an incredible property; our destination experts are extremely knowledgeable and comb the globe to find the best of the best.

We have a huge selection of medieval castles and fairytale French castles to choose from across Europe, from those that have historic royal tales to others that look like they belong on Downton Abbey.

Take a look at our site and give us a call soon to ask any questions and arrange your big trip! A castle rental through Oliver’s Travels will be an experience you and your loved ones will treasure forever.

And if you need some help with deciding which castle out of our collection to choose, or any additional added extras (think entertainment, local tours, on-site activities etc) our concierge team are on hand to help! We love working with you to decide on the perfect castle location, the specific dates and travel arrangements, and the fun social activities your group would like to experience!

We are 100% family-friendly, so there are fantastic suggestions for people of all ages. From babies to seniors, a castle adventure can cater to all tastes.

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Most Popular Destinations To Rent A Castle

The Top 6 Reasons To Rent A Castle

We've pulled together a list of all the most popular reasons people choose to rent a castle, but let's be honest - you don't need a special occasion to holiday in style. If you want to rent a castle, do it... no one's stopping you! We all deserve some luxury now and again.


Christmas at Lothian Castle, Scotland

Spend the most wonderful time of the year snuggled up with your loved ones in a magical castle or chateau: grand dining halls, picture-perfect surroundings, and incredible interiors... there's no better place to make unforgettable memories at Christmas, or see in the New Year with a stylish party! 

Family holiday rent a castle

Spending quality time with all the family is so important, and where better to get-together than a gorgeous castle or chateau? With plenty of space, and lots for the kids to explore (their imagination will run wild!) it's the perfect solution! Splitting the cost makes castle stays more affordable than you'd think! 

Rent a castle for your birthday

Make their birthday one to remember with a stay in a magnificent chateau or medieval castle with their close friends and family. Whether it’s a milestone birthday or a special surprise, a party in a luxury castle really isn’t something you or your guests will be forgetting any time soon! 

Milestone event rent a castle

From engagement parties and baby showers to diamond wedding anniversaries, there’s no better place to celebrate in style - and seriously impress your guests - than your very own castle or French chateau. 

Wedding in a castle

A wedding is one of the most popular reasons for booking a castle or chateau: they're an enchanting, fairytale backdrop for your special day. The lavish interiors, original architecture, and beautiful spaces are made for weddings - and the bonus is all your guests can stay in the same place! 

Honeymoon in a castle

You don’t need a big group to stay in a castle or chateau; some of the properties in our collection have individual room stays so you and your other half can be treated like royalty. We can’t think of a better way to start married life! 

Rent a castle, make memories.

When it comes to hotel rooms and B&B’s, there’s not much you can do other than sleep – and when it comes to a special event you need somewhere beautiful, unique and spacious. There's nothing more unique than your very own stay in a castle. Our collection of awe-inspiring castles and chateaux are all handpicked by our very own destination experts to ensure every little detail is perfect for you.

Whether you’re planning your wedding day, hosting a New Year’s Eve party or just catching up with friends and family, renting one of our castles is sure to make your special occasion extraordinary. Plus, the kids will love it - if you're planning a big family reunion or just an annual get-together, young ones will find plenty to explore - their imaginations will run wild in the gardens and halls. With historic tales and stories of battles, staying in a castle will be something they'll always remember - making memories you'll never forget

Staying in a castle or chateaux takes your wining and dining to the next level too, with options like fully-catered stays, evening banquets in palace halls, and champagne tastings in underground wine cellars. 

Live like a royal, eat like a king, roam through the grand halls, soak up the history from centuries ago, study the detailed architecture, and simply immerse yourself in a fairytale escape. The hard part will be staying anywhere else other than a castle for all your other holidays!

Timeless Castle Scotland
Timeless Castle, Scotland

Extra experiences you can get if you rent a castle with Oliver's Travels

Wine-tasting: If you fancy yourself a bit of a wine connoisseur, you can hire a local sommelier for vineyard and wine-tasting recommendations. 

World-class dining: If you're planning a special party, event or you just want to relax, catering can be arranged for your stay. 

On-site activities: Our collection of chateaux and castles offer a variety of activities from archery and falconry to murder mysteries and casino nights. 

Spa treatments: Our concierge team can help organise a range of in-house spa treatments at your castle/chateau.

Special venues: Our chateaux and castles are so large that you can often use them for a variety of different events, such as weddings. 

Additional experiences: There are so many unique experiences that you can choose from, depending on the castle you stay in, varying from jazz band evenings to yacht charters. 

If you'd like to take advantage of one of the above, or you've got any other special requirements, chat to our friendly concierge team who'll go above and beyond to make your stay perfect.

 

 

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