Inside the Rapunzel tower in the UK which you can actually book out for holidays

If you're after a holiday out of a storybook you won't need to head to a land far, far away – instead, Wales could offer just the thing.

In the heart of Snowdonia National Park sits the breathtaking Bryknir Tower, and it has serious Rapunzel-worthy credentials.

The Gothic tower stands tall amidst the lush green trees and is surrounded by picture-perfect countryside that really will have you feeling like you've stepped into a fairytale.

The Grade II listed tower dates back to the 1800s and was originally built by Sir Joseph Huddart, a British engineer and inventor, to honour his knighthood at the time of the coronation of George IV.

Nowadays the tower has been fully restored – and now you can actually stay inside.

It all feels like a fairytale from the spiral staircases, stone archways and heavy wooden doors.

Then there are the spacious rooms with double beds and cosy alcoves with views over the landscape (the ideal reading nook).

Even the bathroom looks fit for royalty with a large freestanding tub and plenty of space, as well as big windows offering more picturesque views of the scenery.

Meanwhile for those who want to go exploring, villages such as Beddgelert and seaside towns like Criccieth are nearby.

Think it could be your ideal stay? Sykes Holiday Cottages offers seven-night stays from £627 which includes the entire tower, on a self-catering basis. (Based on four people staying).

Richard Williams, who now owns Brynkir Tower after purchasing it in the 1990s, said: "When we bought the tower, it had no roof, windows or floors and needed a complete transformation.

"We worked really hard to create something we knew our guests would love, and the fact people get to experience living in such a magical property is exciting in itself.

"The tower is perfect for couples looking for a romantic break with a difference as well as families with children, as for them it feels like they’re staying in something from a fairytale!"

Looking for more fun places to stay with the kids? We've got a guide to the best themed hotels in the UK from the CBeebies to wizards and tigers.

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