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At a Glance

Sleeps:

  • Up to 23 Guests in the Castle

Rooms:

  • 14 Bedrooms in the Castle*

Facilities:

  • State Dining Room
  • Duke’s Dining Room
  • Picture Gallery
  • Regents Gallery
  • Guardroom
  • Ballroom 
  • Billiards Room
  • Chauffeur Service at Extra Cost, if Needed
  • Extensive Activities**

Venue:

  • Formal Gardens

Catering:

  • Fully-staffed (by the Duke’s Staff)

Travel & Accessibility:

  • Grantham, Leicestershire, Central England
  • 75 mins from King’s Cross, London
  • Easy Access from A1 and M1

*Additional Accommodation Available at the Manners Arms  

** Please contact us for details, prices and bookings

Dining room

Dining room

Cannon

Cannon

Knights Castle

The royal treatment

Soaring dramatically above the rolling countryside, Knights Castle is a truly magnificent property which enjoys breathtaking views of the estate and its surroundings from its enviable elevated position. The historic castle is the main residence of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland whose family has held the land since 1509. 

Thousands of people every year travel to Knights Castle to view the array of historical treasures, charming grounds and stunning architecture of this world famous site. Imagine then having the opportunity to stay at this lavish property as private guests of the Duke and Duchess. Guests are presented with their own private wing and the dedicated services of the estate’s staff. 

The state rooms offer guests an unprecedented opportunity to experience the lavish lifestyle, from grand dinner parties and elegant soirees, to leisurely family pursuits and intimate dinners, the rooms at Knights Castle are ideal for a wide variety of both formal and informal get-togethers. 

The property features an opulent ballroom, an elegant picture gallery, a stunning billiards room and a fascinating guardroom, to name a few, while the bedrooms offer a blend of comfort, luxury and sophistication, most of which are equipped with en-suites or private bathrooms. A stay at Knights Castle is simply majestic, especially given that you will be occupying rooms that have seen Kings and Queens as previous guests. 

A customised experience

The friendly and highly professional service from the staff at the estate is a highly customised affair; simply let them know what your requirements are and they will be more than happy to accommodate your wishes. From formal dinners, corporate presentation and a children’s nanny to spa treatments, picnic lunches, guided tours of the castle, no request is too big for the staff at Knights Castle.

The estate is also well equipped for country pursuits; horse riding and country walks are available on site and, with its close links to the community, the castle can offer just about any pursuit that comes to the minds of its guests.

From the moment you arrive, you will experience the unique blend of warm hospitality, dedication to pleasure and discreet attention to your needs that embodies this amazing aristocratic residence - A stay at Knights Castle is most certainly a once in a lifetime experience.

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General information

Accommodation

  • Sleeps up to 23 guests in the castle
  • 14 Bedrooms in the Castle

Venue

  • Formal Gardens
  • State Dining Room
  • Duke’s Dining Room
  • Picture Gallery
  • Regents Gallery
  • Guardroom
  • Ballroom 
  • Billiards Room

Catering

  • Fully-staffed (by the Duke’s Staff)

Things to Do

Bookable Activities

  • Clay shooting
  • Laser clays
  • Archery
  • Murder Mystery evenings
  • Spa treatments
  • For more information see our Activities & Events page

Booking Information

Booking Deposit

  • Deposit paid to castle
  • Balance due 12 weeks prior to arrival

Security Deposit

  • £1,000 refundable

Arrival & Departure

  • Times are usually arrival 4pm & departure 10am

Travel

  • Grantham, Leicestershire, Central England
  • 75 mins from King’s Cross, London
  • Easy Access from A1 and M1


This very exclusive castle offers a bespoke service.

Please enquire to discuss your plans