Located in Wakeham, Dorset
Pennsylvania Castle is a stunning castle set on the cliff tops in Portland, Dorset, accommodating up to 20 set in stunning grounds with sea views
Pennsylvania Castle is a magnificent castle dating back to 1797 resting on a cliff top on Portland and set in stunning grounds with panoramic sea views. It is the perfect location for special occasions, reunions or family holidays. The castle can be hired out exclusively for a relaxing week or weekend away and can accommodate up to 20 guests in the 9 en suite bedrooms. Although it is self catered various dining options can be arranged for you from home cooked meals left for you to a personal chef and staff to cater for your every need.
The accommodation at Pennsylvania Castle comprises of an entrance hall, study, library, kitchen, conservatory, orangery (between April and September), indoor heated pool (between October and March), drawing room and dining room. All rooms have been finished and furnished to the highest possible standard with a wealth of features.
Upstairs are 9 en suite bedrooms comprising of 6 double rooms, 1 family room and 2 twin rooms. Orpheus is the master suite set in the tower which is simply stunning and another room features a four poster bed. All rooms come equipped with Egyptian cotton bed linen, superb mattresses and complimentary toiletries so coupled with the sea air should provide you with a great night's sleep.
Outside there are stunning grounds set into a number of different areas each with their own theme including a pond with waterfall. The views to the sea are simply stunning from the rear garden which includes a terrace for you to relax on a lounger to take in the views as the sun sets. Prices are available upon request. There is plenty of parking available.
Wakeham is full of traditional quarryman's cottages dating back two to three hundred years. Although a small area it is packed with interest. Pennsylvania castle was built in 1800 by John Penn, grandson of the founder of Pennsylvania, and is now a private residence. Just round the corner from this is the Portland Museum, Rufus Castle, the ruins of St Andrews Church with its "pirate" graves and onwards to Church Ope Cove.Read more
There are several good walks again from Wakeham including the two butterfly reserves within easy reach. A walk along the coast down to Portland Bill will take about 45 minutes depending on how long you stop to take in the views and the wildlife. Walks along the old railway line and back to the top of the island are also available from Wakeham.
The Hayloft Cafe is open throughout the summer season for coffees and light lunches. Otherwise, it is just a short walk into Easton where there are a number of choices or by car you can reach any of Portland's eating out establishments in under 5 minutes.Read less
Bournemouth is 36 miles away
Exeter is 54 miles away
Bristol is 60 miles away