Penn Castle Home

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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Penn Castle Home

With stunning sea views, idyllic gardens and luxurious suites, Pennsylvania Castle is the perfect venue for the fairytale wedding of your dreams. Whether you’re planning a relaxed yet intimate gathering of close friends and family, or a more glamorous and grandiose affair, The Penn offers a variety of luxurious indoor and outdoor ceremonies.

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With Christmas and New Year only a couple of months away, many people are starting to think of how they will celebrate this year.

The Castle has played host to many wonderful Christmas get togethers and this year the Castle will be dressed in style as always, ready to provide the ultimate back drop for your annual festivities.

With roaring fires to welcome you, beautiful Christmas trees in every reception room and even a life sized wicker reindeer (we call him Colin) keeping an eye over proceedings, the extensive yet tasteful decorations provide all the lavishness that Christmas deserves, without any of the effort.

Of course Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without an abundance of delicious food and drink and while many prefer to make the most of the large kitchen (complete with chandelier of course!) catering can also be arranged at any point during your stay if desired.

A minimum Christmas hire of five nights starting Friday 23rd December gives you plenty of time to pop the presents under the trees and relax before and after the big day. We can even take deliveries on your behalf in the run up to Christmas week to save the hassle of bringing everything with you.

Contact Us for further details, email enquiry@thepenn.co.uk or call 01305 820659



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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