Top 5 English Castles for the Summer

Visit some of the best castles in England! Have you ever been to Broughton Hall, Coombe Abbey, Lumley Castle, Thornbury Castle or Walworth Castle?


No? Then you should! 

These castles are the top 5 castles in England, visited by many travellers from all around the world.

Thornbury Castle


Retrace the steps of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, by exploring the grounds and corridors they once walked along. 

Thornbury Castle is over 500 years old that has 27 individually designed bedchambers. 



Coombe Abbey


Or why not walk on the beautiful 500 acres of parkland available at Coombe Abbey? This hotel is a unique 12th century Cistercian abbey. 

Choose any of the 119 uniquely furnished bedrooms, from just £125 per room, per night, for bed and breakfast accommodation for 2 guests.



Broughton Hall



Do you want to book an entire castle for exclusive use?

Broughton Hall is a fantastic property to book for the summer period. It is an historic country house situated just on the edge of The Yorkshire Dales. 

Bring your family along with you and share an authentic and unique experience. 

You can exclusively hire this castle for just one, two or seven days, offering all guests private use of the bedrooms, facilities and beautiful gardens.



Walworth Castle


Or why not stay at Walworth Castle Hotel?

Located just outside Darlington in Country Durham, this castle has a variety of different bedrooms for you to choose from, including castle double rooms, four posters and four poster suites with double Jacuzzi baths. 

Visit the Dungeon! 

You can also take part in numerous activities, such as fishing, walking and horse riding. You could also have a family falconry experience or why not have a photography event at the castle?

The children can have fun in the play area.




Last but not least...

Lumley Castle


Lumley Castle is a magnificent 600 year old castle. Enjoy a fantastic leisure break over the summer.

Why not also attend a Murder Mystery Evening, which includes a reception drink, and a three-course dinner for just £35 per person. WOW!



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