Explore these Game of Thrones castles ‘for sale’

The final series of Game of Thrones is almost upon us and in honour of the iconic HBO juggernaut, we’ve scoured Rightmove for places the Starks, Lannisters and Targaryens could call home.

These eight incredible castles all share distinct similarities with some of the show’s best-loved fictional locations, and, if Game of Thrones was a reality, could well be occupied by our favourite characters from the Seven Kingdoms.

Join us as we take a trip on one of Daenerys’ dragons to Westeros and back…

Winterfell

Winterfell is the seat of the ruler of the North and the ancestral home of House Stark, and having seen its fair share of battles, is why we think Earlshall Castle in St. Andrews is the perfect real-life version.

Earlshall takes its name from the hunting lodge of ‘The Erlishall’ owned by the Earls of Fife, relatives of King Robert de Bruce. Sir William Bruce began building the castle in 1546. The castle was built with large windows rather than narrow slit windows used for defence. Musket loops and smaller windows were provided in strategic places as an insurance against armed incursion. It perhaps would have fared better than Winterfell Castle in repelling the Boltons.

The property is listed for sale with Savills.

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Red Keep

The Red Keep, a castle succeeding the Aegonfort, is the residence of the King of the Andals and the First Men, his family and his court, located within King’s Landing, the capital of the Seven Kingdoms.

This magnificent Croatian hotel, located on a jagged rockface in the Dubrovnik sun, instantly evokes a sense of being in King’s Landing. Game of Thrones have actually filmed in this very location, and it’s easy to see why, with the Lovrijenac fortress overlooking the sea creating a quite beautiful sight.

This property is listed for sale with Adrionika.

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Casterly Rock

Casterly Rock is the ancestral stronghold of House Lannister. It’s located on the Western coast of Westeros on a rocky cliff overlooking the Sunset Sea.

Castell Gyrn, similarly, is situated in a high and commanding position and offers outstanding panoramic views of the Clwyd valley, Snowdon and beyond. This exceptional property was constructed in four phases by renowned architect John Taylor; starting in 1977 and the final phase was completed in 1994. Inside, a suit of armour and coat of arms adorn the hallway – Tywin Lannister would be proud.

This property is listed for sale with Hinchcliffe Holmes.

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Castle Black

Castle Black is of course the primary headquarters and redoubt of the Night’s Watch and is a dark and chilling home to its garrison.

The Grade II-listed Defensible Barracks in Pembroke Dock has an eerie resemblance. It’s a Victorian-era, 20-sided stone fort surrounded by a dry moat with masonry walls.

 

Built in the mid-1840s to house the Royal Marines, a parade ground occupies the centre of the fort. There is a fortified gatehouse in the middle of the north wall and the fort is surrounded by a dry moat 16 feet and 42 feet wide which was originally crossed by a wooden sliding drawbridge.

This property is listed for sale with Purple Bricks.

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Highgarden

Highgarden was the seat of House Tyrell and the regional capital of the Reach. The golden roses and green fields that surround Highgarden serve as the inspiration for the Tyrell sigil and heraldry.

Likewise, this fairytale castle in Mallorca is a tropical paradise. Bell Esguard stands proudly and reflects a bygone era when returners to Sóller, following the failed orange harvest, built the finest houses with their new-found wealth. This castle boasts a replica Neo Gothic tower and an abundance of turrets and gargoyles.

This property is listed for sale with Engel & Voelkers.

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Riverrun

Riverrun is the former seat of House Tully, which is now occupied by its new lawful rulers House Frey. It is a large castle located in the central-western part of the Riverlands, known for its dramatic landscape

This seven-bedroom country pile in Ireland is certainly dramatic. The landscape at Luggala is extremely picturesque, while Luggala Lodge itself is an exquisite 18th-century house at the centre of the vast estate, boasting a special brand of eighteenth-century gothick design.

This property is listed for sale with Sotheby’s.

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The Eyrie

The Eyrie is the principal stronghold of House Arryn. It is located in the Vale of Arryn near the east coast of Westeros, straddling the top of a peak in the Mountains of the Moon. Game Of Thrones fans will mostly remember it for the scary ‘moon door’ method of execution its rulers use.

An Culu, meanwhile, is a truly unique property situated on the shore of Kenmare Bay, commanding some of the most beautiful panoramic views over the bay and beyond to the Caha Mountains.

The castle is surrounded by a moat and is approached from the drive over a drawbridge beneath a castellated archway, while to the north of the property on the far side of the drive is a large rock face with cascading waterfall.

This property is listed for sale with Savills.

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Beyond the Wall

Beyond the Wall is a generic term employed by the people of the Seven Kingdoms to refer to the large area of Westeros that lies north of the Wall. In short, it snows. A lot.

Like the place the Wildlings call home, Chalet Rocher in Val d’Isère, which has been carved from natural rock, is coated in a blanket of snow (during winter). The seven-bedroom chalet doesn’t fail to amaze and would be sure to appease the Night King with its cosy indoor swimming pool, steam room and charming log fire.

This property is listed for sale with Sphere Estates.

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