Planning a hotel break during August, but worried you may have left it too late?

Fear not...we have a number of castle hotels, across England, Scotland and Ireland with remaining late-availability for this August.

Here are our top five properties for you to consider...​

1. Cringletie House – near Edinburgh, Scotland

This former Scottish Baronial castle is located near to Peebles, just 30 minutes' south of Edinburgh. It provides relaxing accommodation in twelve beautiful bedrooms, one luxurious suite and a delightful cottage in the grounds, all individually designed, and all offering outstanding views over the gardens and Scottish countryside beyond. This property is also fully accessible and pet-friendly, so appeals to a wide range of travellers.

2. Lumley Castle - near Durham, North East of England

Located between the historic city of Durham and the vibrant beats of Newcastle, perfectly situated to explore the North East of England. Lumley Castle is undoubtedly one of the finest four-star hotels in Durham, effortlessly combining old and new to create a truly unique and memorable travel experience. 

With 73 individual bedrooms, all furnished to the highest of standards, you may be spoilt for choice, even at this late stage in the calendar, plus don't be surprised if you don't immediately see your bathroom on entering your may well be hidden away in a turret or behind a secret door! 

3. Traquair House – Peebles, Scotland

Stay in 'Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited House', visited by no fewer than 27 Scottish Kings and Queens, and with a history dating back to 1107.

Today, you can choose to sleep in one of three guest bedrooms, before losing yourself in Traquair's very own Maze, after perhaps sampling a tipple in the on-site Brewery! Traquair has so much to offer visitors to the estate and runs a programme of events and activities throughout the summer months, which add extra appeal to guests staying at the property.

4. Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel - near Dublin, Ireland

This 18th-century 4-star castle hotel offers stylish surroundings, friendly personal service and tranquillity, within breathtaking surroundings overlooking Dublin Bay. Just 14 kms from Dublin's bustling city centre, Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel is easily accessed from both Dublin Airport and Dun Laoghaire Ferry Port.

All 113 bedrooms are en-suite, each designed for maximum comfort. The hotel boasts numerous family rooms, making this an ideal choice for guests with children looking for accommodation during the school holidays.

Coombe Abbey – near Coventry, central England

Founded in 1150 AD as the Abbey of Cumbe, this 4-star hotel enjoys a rich and fascinating history, with ties to royalty and the Gunpowder Plot.

Coombe Abbey is located in the heart of the Midlands with great transport links to local attractions, including the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Castles available to book through Celtic Castles