Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle was built by Edward I of England, during his conquest of Wales between 1283 and 1289. It is considered to be one of the finest examples of late 13th century castle architecture in Europe. Conwy Castle History and Design The rectangular castle is …

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Bodiam Castle

Bodiam Castle

Bodiam Castle was built in 1385 by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge, a member of the medieval Sussex gentry. It’s most notable feature is the surrounded moat, with huge stone towers soaring up out of it. Bodiam Castle History and Design It was designed to defend the area from …

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Medieval Castles

Medieval Castles

Medieval castles can be seen today standing imposingly across the lands of Europe and further to the East and South. The castle was designed to provide positions of strength for the local Lord, and strike fear and intimidation into the local population and any invading army. Early …

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