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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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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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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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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