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    21 Fairytale Castles You Can Actually Stay At

    Live like royalty.

    1. Helen's Tower, Northern Ireland

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    Channel Rapunzel in this scenic tower. Make a booking here.

    2. Notre-Dame-de-Sanilhac, France

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    Thirty-two acres of bliss. Make a booking here.

    3. Castello Aragonese, Italy

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    What could be more perfect than a castle on an island? Make a reservation here.

    4. Chateau Plombis, France

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    This 19th-century castle has a swimming pool *and* a tennis court. Make a booking here.

    5. Dairsie Castle, Fife

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    Medieval and marvellous. Make a booking here.

    6. Château de Challain, France

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    Absolutely spectacular. Make a booking here.

    7. Augill Castle, Cumbria

    Located between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, this castle makes for the perfect bolthole. Make a reservation here.

    8. Ballyhannon Castle, Ireland

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    Serious Game of Thrones vibes in this 15th-century Irish castle. Make a booking here.

    9. Swinton Park, Yorkshire

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    Relax in the Yorkshire Dales. Make a booking here.

    10. Carr Hall Castle, Yorkshire

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    Perfect for a quiet getaway. Make a reservation here. There are plenty to choose from – HomeAway has 711 castles on its site.

    11. Château de Barnay, France

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    Fairytale fantastic. Make a booking here.

    12. Chateau d`Hattonchâtel, France

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    Make "once upon a time" a reality. Make a booking here.

    13. Château des Bordes, France

    This beauty dates back to the 14th century. Make a booking here.

    14. Les Roches, France

    Whimsical and wonderful. Make a booking here.

    15. Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland

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    This castle would be perfect for a wedding. Make a booking here.

    16. Domus Civita, Italy

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    This hilltown residence is straight out of Narnia. Make a booking here.

    17. South Stainmore, Kirkby

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    Explore the Lake District from this spectacular base. Make a booking here.

    18. Galway, Ireland

    This 14th-century castle will make you feel like royalty. Make a booking here.

    19. Glenapp Castle, Scotland

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    Channel all your Downton dreams. Make a booking here.

    20. Le Manoir Equivocal, France

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    Relax in this dreamy spot. Make a booking here.

    21. Tipperary, Ireland

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    Built in 1480, this castle has a candlelit Great Hall, should you need it. Make a booking here.

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