Pentillie Castle Self Catering


Welcome to Pentillie Castle Self Catering

Pentillie Castle sits in the heart of a large private family-owned estate, on the Cornish Banks of the River Tamar.

Ideally situated on the borders of Cornwall and Devon, Pentillie provides the perfect country home from home for your holiday, with south-coast sandy beaches, the Eden Project, Plymouth City Centre and Dartmoor National Park all within a short drive.

The Castle can accommodate up to 22 adults and up to 4 children throughout its 9 luxury ensuite bedrooms and two additional bedrooms in the castellated turrets. All first-floor rooms have beautiful far-reaching views across the Tamar Valley or of the historical estate gardens.

One bedroom is located on the ground floor with a wet room facility to enable disabled access, three rooms are dog friendly, and most can be twinned upon request.

  • Enjoy England / Visit Britain - Gold
  • VE 5 star Self catering


  • Linen provided
  • Rural & Countryside
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Parking
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • EV Charging
  • Event Spaces
  • Bar/Licensed
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Group Visits
  • Games Room
  • Cot
  • Fire pit with cooking grill

The world is your castle...

Creating the homely atmosphere, guests have the exclusive use of the Castle and its extensive facilities, including the large farmhouse style AGA kitchen, the elegant dining room, and the outdoor solar-heated swimming pool (open April – September). For the little kids (and big kids) there is a dedicated games room in the cellar with a widescreen smart TV, billiards, table tennis and a darts board.

Whilst staying at Pentillie, guests are welcome to borrow a pair of wellies from the Castle boot room to explore the 55-acres of woodland gardens. There are many spectacular walks around the estate, including paths through the Lime Avenue and American Gardens, to Sir James Tillie's mysterious mausoleum and down to the river quay to the picturesque Bathing Hut. Hiring the castle exclusively ensures that you will be the only guests at the castle during your stay.

My family and I had a wonderful time during our long weekend at Pentillie. The venue is first class: beautiful, elegant, comfortable (oh the beds!), spotlessly clean and extraordinarily well-equipped. The gardens are glorious, the staff are courteous yet friendly, and a special mention must be made of your efforts to accommodate guests with limited mobility. I had the best birthday I could have wished for. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Catherine, stayed March 2023

Facilities and benefits...

  • 9 en-suite luxury bedrooms, plus an additional 2 rooms in the castellated turrets with a shared bathroom
  • Large farmhouse kitchen featuring an AGA, gas range cooker and American style fridge freezer
  • Dining room with a large mahogany table, with seating for your entire party
  • Two beautifully decorated and comfortable reception rooms, both with open fires and Bluetooth stereo
  • Games room with Smart TV, pool table, dartboard and table football
  • Solar heated outdoor swimming pool (open April through to September)
  • Free super-fast broadband WiFi throughout the Castle
  • BBQ facilities with plenty of outdoor seating on the garden terraces overlooking the River Tamar
  • Lawn games including croquet, boules and giant jenga
  • 55 acres of woodland gardens to explore

Additional services such as catering, housekeeping or concierge can be arranged in advance of your arrival.

During the summer holidays, a minimum of 7 nights hire is required with a minimum of 2 nights required throughout the remainder of the year. A 1 night stay may be available at short notice. Check in/out available on a Thursday, Friday, Sunday or Monday.

To explore their availability and to discuss your stay, please visit call 01579 350044 or email

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