Most People Don’t Know That Berkeley Springs Castle Is Hiding In West Virginia
Did you know that there is a stunning castle in West Virginia? It’s in Berkeley Springs, and it’s more than 120 years old. Berkeley Castle is now under private ownership, just as it once was when it was built in the late 1800s as a wedding gift from a man to his bride. This magnificently beautiful destination still dazzles locals from the hill it sits on above Berkeley Springs, and it certainly has a story to tell. Check it out:
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Remember that though this castle is stunning, you’ll want to admire it from the road since it is on private property. You can spot it at 276 Cacapon Rd, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.
Have you ever been to this castle in West Virginia in the past? We’d love to hear about your experiences and memories in the comments. If you have any photos to share, we’d love to see those as well!
Love architectural beauty and West Virginian landscapes? You’ll find both in abundance at the Palace of Gold.
Address: 276 Cacapon Rd, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411, USA
The OIYS Visitor Center
Castle In West Virginia
July 19, 2020
Are there any castle-themed places in West Virginia?
The magnificent Berkeley Springs Castle in West Virginia is truly a fairy tale destination… but it’s not the only castle in The Mountain State! There are enough to take a castle-themed road trip through the state. Mount Wood Overlook is particularly beautiful, though it is now abandoned.
What are the best man-made attractions in West Virginia?
Though the local landscape is stunning, structures made by man in West Virginia are oftentimes jaw-dropping. The Palace of Gold will take you on an international adventure, and there are countless stunning churches in WV that will leave you wowed.
What are the most unique things to do in West Virginia?
If you’re in search of unique attractions in The Mountain State, you’ll want to visit the aforementioned landmarks. However, you’ll also want to visit our odd roadside attractions like the mummies in the Barbour County Historical Museum bathroom (check out the linked article… yes, this is 100% real!) and George Washington’s outdoor bath.