Stay in These 4 Storybook Castles

If you’ve ever wanted to live like royalty—and have a flair for drama—or dreamt of staying on the historic grounds of a castle, you’re in luck. Inspirato members can explore four real castles in the Collection offering unique, authentic accommodations throughout Europe where you can live out your fairytale. Read on to discover them.

Fife and Lennox — St Andrews, Scotland

Nestled on the medieval grounds of the grand 16th-century Pittormie Castle in St Andrews, Scotland, are Inspirato’s Fife or Lennox residences. The charming and spacious two-bedroom residences boast dramatic king-size, four-poster beds; cozy living room fireplaces; and fine furnishings that will give you an authentic medieval feel. Enjoy access to the Pittormie Castle amenities, including tennis courts, falconry exhibits, archery, golf short-game area, fly-fishing at the River Eden, and more to capture the full castle life experience.

Ashford Castle — County Mayo, Ireland

This Forbes 5-star hotel is situated in Ireland’s County Mayo, sprawled across 350 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, ancient woodlands, and a sparkling emerald lake. The castle offers a wide variety of amenities—choose from six on-site restaurants run by world-renowned chefs, an authentic afternoon tea experience, an award-winning spa, a library of 800 antique books, and activities ranging from horseback riding to archery. Stay with us in one of our four accommodations, including the Deluxe Room, with views overlooking the estate, dramatic chandeliers, and custom carpets.

Relais de Chambord — Loire Valley, France

Situated in the French countryside along the banks of the Cosson River, this elegant boutique hotel inhabits the 16th-century building that once housed King Francis I’s stables and can be booked through Inspirato Pass. The charming estate is decorated in formal, manicured gardens and hugged by a 13,500-acre forest. Enjoy seasonal French cuisine, stroll through the 1,500-acre nature reserve, embark on a boat tour along the Cosson river, and even partake in a hot air balloon ride. Relax in the Deluxe Chambord, a sophisticated room with views of the Cosson River, Saint Louis Square, or the National Domain of Chambord.

Dromoland Castle – Shannon, County Clare, Ireland

Located along the western coast of Ireland, the Dromoland Castle was once the ancestral home of a family with lineage tracing back to 16th-century royalty. Stay at the upscale Executive Suite, decorated in lavish, bespoke pieces with sophisticated separate sitting and dining areas. Start each morning with a complimentary Irish breakfast before exploring the 450-acre estate. The regal castle grounds offer plenty to do, with on-site access to the Dromoland Castle Golf & Country Club, tennis courts, and royal pastimes like clay shooting, falconry, archery, and more.