The Gate House

Dover, Kent, England

Enjoy a fairy-tale getaway to this mini Gothic-castle for 2+2. Located by Dover Castle with many historic attractions near by.

Key Points

  • Fairy tale style mini castle sleeps up to 4 guests in a master bedroom and sofa bed in Dover.
  • There is a fully equipped kitchen and dining area plus a cosy living area with wood fired effect gas stove to keep you warm.
  • Feel like a princess in the dressing room in the turret.
  • Located close to Dover Castle this is a great base for exploring this interesting town.


This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a romantic, fairy-tale style holiday in a mini Gothic-castle sleeping up to 4 guests in Dover. The Grade II listed property dates back to 1850 and was originally the gate house for the Dover Castle garrison.

The mini castle is located by Dover Castle and is close to shops, pubs and attractions such as the White Cliffs, the Wartime Tunnels and a chance to cross the Channel. There are castles to visit in nearby Deal and Walmer plus Canterbury and Sandwich are within easy reach.

The Gate House offers accommodation over 2 floors. Downstairs is the living area with cosy gas stove, TV, DVD and double sofa bed. There is a fully equipped kitchen with washing machine and dishwasher plus the dining area. The first floor offers the master bedroom with romantic canopied bed beneath exposed beams. There is an adjacent dressing room within the turret and a bathroom with a full-size bath and with hand-held shower attachment. There is a small outdoor area with a garden seat.

WiFi. Free parking available. Bedding and towels provided. Up to 2 dogs welcome for £25 per dog per booking.

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Room Types

Double Ensuite



 Not suitable for those with mobility issues








 Sofa bed

 Washing machine


 Dining area


Nearby (within 5 miles)


 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance




 DVD player



On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels







 Kitchenware / Utensils





 Free parking


 Only one rental here


Is there parking available?

There is street parking available outside the property.

Nearest Airport/s

London airports


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Content updated on 11th November 2021 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Kieran Mcsweeney from The Gate House