Pennsylvania Castle

Located in Wakeham, Dorset Rating:

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Sleeps: 20

Bedrooms: 9

Bathrooms: 10

Pets: No

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

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Prices from £12,040 per week

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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.


  • No pets allowed at Pennsylvania Castle
  • Pennsylvania Castle has stunning grounds
  • Short breaks are available throughout the year
  • Pennsylvania Castle has a real fire in the lobby and lounge
  • Dishwasher available so you can enjoy more of your holiday
  • Pennsylvania Castle has an indoor swimming pool
  • Pubs and restaurants are just a short walk from Pennsylvania Castle
  • Pennsylvania Castle is a no smoking property
  • Pennsylvania Castle has panoramic sea views
  • WiFi is enabled throughout Pennsylvania Castle
  • Pennsylvania Castle has a washing machine
  • A television, DVD player and CD player are available for you to use
  • Linen and towels included
  • Parking available

Area details


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.

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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.

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Prices and Booking

Prices from £12,040 per week

Change over day: Flexible

You can check availability and book this property by using the button below:



Nearest Airports

Bournemouth is 36 miles away

Exeter is 54 miles away

Bristol is 60 miles away

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