History

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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Weddings

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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The Latest from the Penn


Colonial Leisure, owners of Pennsylvania Castle Estate, is proud to be part of The Morris Group, an Australian company based in Melbourne. The company has diverse interests spanning the hospitality, technology, agriculture, food and aviation industries in Australia and the UK.

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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