Where beauty, history and luxury meet

A Gothic revival mansion

Built by the grandson of the founder of the US state of Pennsylvania – hence the name Pennsylvania Castle – the history of The Penn stretches all the way back to 1797. With its battlement parapets and large bay windows, The Penn’s distinct blend of Gothic revival architecture and modern renovation give this enchanting mansion a fairytale feel.

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Our gorgeous grounds

Peppered with low-lying hedges and sweeping lawns, The Penn’s grounds have beauty in variety – and something to suit every mood, season and taste. Our English garden is full of charm, while on the south-west of the estate lies the magnificent Italian garden; along with a stunning waterfall and tranquil Japanese tea house.

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Made in Dorset

Find out more about the visit of E4’s Made in Chelsea, as the stars of the programme swapped the hustle and bustle of London for picturesque Portland and filmed an episode of their hit TV show at The Penn.

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Business meetings & events

Whatever you have in mind for your next big corporate event – be it a simple meeting, strategic planning session or conference – The Penn’s superb range of meeting rooms and breakout spaces will have you spoilt for choice.

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Your exclusive stay

Looking to rent out The Penn for you and your family or friends? We’ll help tailor your holiday and get the most out of your stay. Experience Dorset’s natural beauty or simply relax by our beautiful pool – the choice is yours.

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