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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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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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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