Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is the largest and oldest inhabited castle in the world. For almost 1000 years Windsor Castle has been home to 39 Kings and Queens, and continues to do so. It is the oldest royal residence in the British Isles to be continually inhabited, …

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The Tower of London

Tower of London

The Tower of London stands proudly in the heart of London, commanding an intimidating position over the river Thames. The castle dates back over 1000 years, and has been embroiled in centuries of war, uprisings and murder whilst playing keeper to the priceless Crown Jewels and various …

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Rochester Castle in Kent

Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle is a Norman fortress with centuries of stories to be told, most famous of all being the great siege by King John in 1215. Rochester castle has one of the tallest keeps in all of England, and being located strategically on a bend of the river Medway …

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Dunster Castle – Somerset

Dunster Castle

Dunster Castle, a grand medieval stronghold and now a fine fortified house, has been home to the Luttrell family for 600 years. Commanding a superior defensive position above Dunster medieval village, the stronghold was built to guard the north Somerset coast line. Today it has …

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Arundel Castle in Sussex

Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle has been a family home to the Dukes of Norfolk and their ancestors for nearly 1000 years, and is one of the longest inhabited country houses in all of England. Arundel Castle History Arundel Castle was first founded in 1067 on Christmas Day, …

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Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle is a glorious Scottish castle situated between three lochs, Loch Duich, Loch Long and Loch Alsh, on it’s own island. The site itself has been fortified since the Iron Age, however the castle you see now was rebuilt from ruins one hundred years …

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Dover Castle

Dover Castle

Dover Castle sits on top of the famous White Cliffs of Dover, a spectacular vantage point for any castle. Building of the stone castle you see today, began in the 1160s by Henry II, and was built on the site of an ancient Iron Age fort. …

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Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle Main

Warwick Castle lies in the heart of the ancient kingdom of Mercia, on a bend on the River Avon. It was originally the site of an Anglo-Saxon burgh, constructed by Æthelflæd, daughter of Alfred the Great in 914. Later, the norman invader William the Conqueror, rebuilt the burgh …

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