Arrington, Tennessee: Renaissance-Lover's Castle

A castle seemingly transported from Medieval Europe is the location of the yearly Tennessee Renaissance Fair, and it's also the castle-builder's home.
Address:
2124 New Castle Rd, Arrington, TN
Directions:
East of Triune. Hwy 840 exit 42. Drive north on US Hwy 31 for less than a mile. Turn right onto Hwy 96/Murfreesboro Rd. Drive 2.5 miles. Turn left onto New Castle Rd. Drive a third of a mile. Turn right onto gravel driveway (black mail box). Drive a third of a mile to the castle.
Hours:
Weekends in May only. Visible from Hwy 96 overpass. (Call to verify)
Phone:
615-395-9950
Admission:
Free
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Castle Gwen.

Castle Gwen

Visited during the annual Tennessee Renaissance Fair. Batman and Darth Vader oversaw the crowds.

[Vicki Stevison, 06/02/2018]

So hard these days to find period-appropriate wardrobes.

Inside the castle.

Renaissance-Lover's Castle

Worth checking out inside the castle. The castle isn't on the fairgrounds -- it's about a five minute bus ride. Can been seen from 840.

[Matthew Krist, 05/26/2015]

Renaissance-Lover's Castle

A large, habitated medieval castle. The owner lives in it. Still under construction. The owner hosts the Tennessee Renaissance Festival every weekend in May. The castle is open to the public during the Renaissance Festival. [SQWERL, 02/26/2013]

It's an impressive-looking castle. Pity it's not open more than a couple of weekends a year.

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