Stay at a Scottish castle on a budget with AirBnB

The stunning Dairsie Castle
The stunning Dairsie Castle
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IT’S the perfect holiday for heritage buffs - staying at a historic Scottish house or castle.

At some stunning properties, guests can live like a lord for as little as £40 a night.

Aikwood Tower in the Scottish Borders

Aikwood Tower in the Scottish Borders

We have teamed up with AirBnB. who have hand-picked a selection of the top Scottish castles and manors listed on their website:

Dairsie Castle, Fife:

First sited in the 12th century, Dairsie has been the location of secret Scottish parliaments, military sieges, and provided a safe haven for escapee monarchs.

Explore Dairsie Castle’s dungeon, great hall, master bedroom and tower rooms for a unique royal getaway.

Dairsie Castle in North-East Fife

Dairsie Castle in North-East Fife

Illieston Castle, Edinburgh:

Illieston Castle and the land around it was once a Royal hunting seat and visited by the Stuart Kings of Scotland in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Having been restored in the mid 1850s, it now boasts a delightful romantic family home, rich in history.

Melville Castle, Midlothian:

Set within a 50 acre estate of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the river North Esk, this castle has thirty two stylish en-suite bedrooms. At one time the hunting seat of Mary Queen of Scots, the Castle is the ideal luxurious getaway, perfect for celebrations and entertaining on a grand scale.

Scone Palace, Perth:

A truly unique location, once the crowning site of Scottish Kings and the home of the Stone of Scone.

Guests can enjoy the 100 acres of beautiful grounds and a personal tour of Scone Palace.

Aikwood Tower, Scottish Borders:

You can enjoy peace and tranquillity in the country, while living like a king - and the roaring fire is not to be missed!

Kilmartin Castle, Kilmartin:

Cosy up in this Scottish castle retreat, ideal for walkers, nature lovers, families and friends.

Fenton Tower, Dirleton:

Fenton Tower, built in 1570, is a magnificent fortified tower located just 20 miles from Edinburgh.

Meticulously restored to provide luxury accommodation for up to 12 people, you are promised a unique place to stay.

Set amongst rolling countryside, its location is the perfect base for country sporting activities, golfing trips, and even business meetings!

Brodie Castle, Forres:

Fine art, antique furniture and centuries of history make this huge apartment a splendid place to celebrate family occasions or spoil your visiting guests.

The apartment has all the comforts of a luxury modern home, while being spread across three floors of magnificent turreted castle.