Easter is a great opportunity to get together with family and friends and welcome in Spring, or an excellent time to treat yourself to a short break away.
Get your family and friends together for a self-catering castle stay - we have several options to choose from; here's my top 3...
Craigston Castle is located close to Turriff, Aberdeenshire, 35 miles from Aberdeen.
Price: £2600 for 7 nights, sleeping a maximum of 10 guests.
Turin Castle is located in Kilmaine, a small village in County Mayo, Ireland. Just 40 minutes from Galway.
Price: €3000 for 7 nights, sleeping a maximum of 12 guests.
Castle Lachlan - Drimdarroch Cottage. Whilst the castle is already fully booked for Easter, Drimdarroch Cottage on the Castle Lachlan Estate is available and offers a tranquil get-away for guests, located on the shores of Loch Fyne. Just 1 hour 30 minutes from Glasgow.
Price: £525 for 7 nights, sleeping a maximum of 8 guests.
Indulge yourselves and opt for an entire castle to rent, including catering, allowing you and your friends to unwind for a weekend away.
Aldourie Castle, a Crayden-Reed family favourite – set on the shores of Loch Ness, just 20 minutes from Inverness.
Price: from £15,000 including VAT, for 2 nights or £20,000 including VAT, for 3 nights for a maximum of 28 guests. Rates are for accommodation only, with the option of adding a catering package.
Ballinlough Castle, just one hour from Dublin Airport, sleeping 18 guests in 9 rooms.
Price: €12,000 for 3 nights, for fully-catered accommodation (excluding alcohol).
Fenton Tower, just 20 miles east of Edinburgh, in North Berwick.
Price: £5184 for a 3 night stay for bed and breakfast accommodation for 8 adults.
Or if you are looking for a castle hotel for your family, book your Easter experience at Bovey Castle Hotel...you'll find eggs-actly what you're looking for this Easter-time!
Enjoy a family break where the children stay for free when sharing an adult’s room. This offer includes accommodation, additional beds and English breakfast.
Prices start from £269 per night.
This offer is subject to availability for a minimum 2 nights' stay. One child can share with adults in a Castle, Superior Castle or Valley Castle Room. Two children can share with adults in a Junior State or State Room. All will be accommodated on extra beds or sofa beds.
Make your Easter weekend break 2016 one to remember by staying in a castle!