Castles A-Z

Aberystwyth Castle
Aberystwyth is a Welsh seaside town in Ceredigion, Mid Wales.  Amongst the tourist attractions and just a few yards away Read more
Acton Burnell Castle
Acton Burnell Castle, Shropshire - Information & History Read more
Beaumaris Castle
Beaumaris is the most spectacular castle ever, that was never completed!  It was to be the final masterpiece of Edward Read more
Berkeley Castle History
Berkeley Castle is a truly remarkable castle!  The castle’s origins date back to the 11th century and the Berkeley family Read more
Blenheim Palace
Blenheim Palace is a magnificent and wildly extravagant country house located in Woodstock, Oxfordshire.  It is the only non-royal and Read more
Bodiam Castle
Bodiam Castle is undeniably one of the most picturesque and iconic castles, frequently featured on greeting cards and chocolate boxes Read more
Brougham Castle
Brougham castle is located just a couple of miles southeast of the market town Penrith. The 13th century castle is Read more
Caernarfon Castle
The impressive Caernarfon castle stands quite magnificently on the eastern shore of the Menai Strait and in the town of Read more
Caerphilly Castle
Caerphilly Castle is considered one of the most remarkable mediaeval castles in western Europe.  Its exceptional features include its enormous Read more
Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Castle’s history spans a breathtaking almost two thousand years.  The Castle has seen both heroes and villains reside here Read more
Cerreg Cennen Castle
Carreg Cennen Castle sits high on a remote rocky limestone crag in Carmarthenshire, Wales. Located approximately four miles southeast of Read more
Castell Aberlleiniog
Located near the Welsh village of Llangoed, just 2 miles from the bustling town of Beaumaris, lies Castell Aberlleiniog, a Read more
Castel Coch History - A Fairytale Castle in Wales
Castell Coch History - A Fairytale Castle in Wales Castell Coch, also known as the ‘Red Castle’, is located just Read more
Castell Dinas Bran
The romantic ruins of Castell Dinas Bran sit high up on a craggy hilltop overlooking the delightful Welsh town of Read more
Clun Castle
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The medieval Craigmillar Castle is located with-in the confines of the city of Edinburgh, approximately three miles southeast from the Read more
Croft Castle
Croft Castle is located in the village of Croft in Herefordshire. The site was first established in around 1085 by Read more
Dinefwr Castle
Dinefwr Castle’s history is shrouded in mystery, the exact origins of the castle are unknown but it is believed to Read more
Dover Castle
Dover Castle is a mediaeval fortress located in the Kent town of Dover, England. It is often referred to as Read more
Edinburgh Castle stands proudly in the heart of the city high upon Castle Rock, an extinct volcano.  The site has Read more
Situated in Flintshire, Wales, Ewloe castle is really a rather unique and mysterious castle.  There is very little documentary evidence Read more
Farleigh Hungerford Castle ruins are located in Somerset, on a hillside close to the river Frome and just 9 miles Read more
Gwyrch Castle
Gwrych Castle History & Information Gwrych Castle is a Grade I listed country house near Abergele in North Wales.  The Read more
Gwydir Castle
Gwydir Castle is situated in the Conwy valley, Wales.  It is positioned on the edge of the floodplain of the Read more
Hampton Court Castle
Hampton Court Castle in Herefordshire dates back to the 15th Century and was first built by Sir Rowland Lenthall. The Read more
Hartlebury Castle is a 13th century fortified manor house near the village of Hartlebury in Worcestershire and has been the Read more
Kenilworth Castle
Kenilworth Castle is located in the town of Kenilworth in Warwickshire and dates back to the 12th century.  It was Read more
Kidwelly Castle
The Norman Kidwelly Castle is located in the town of Kidwelly in Carmarthenshire, Wales, overlooking the River Gwendraeth.  During a Read more
Lowther Castle
Lowther castle is a glorious gothic castle masterpiece nestled away in the stunning Lake District’s scenery.  The castle ruins we Read more
Ludlow castle
The impressive ruins of Ludlow Castle stand proudly beside the River Teme in the Shropshire Town of Ludlow.  The castle Read more
Montgomery Castle
Montgomery Castle is situated in Powys, Wales and built on top of a steep crag which gives the castle’s location Read more
Nunney Castle
Nunney Castle is a medieval moated castle built by the knight John de la Mare in the late 14th century Read more
Old Wardour Castle
Old Wardour Castle was constructed in the 1390’s as a lavish fortified castle, set in the delightful Wiltshire countryside.  The Read more
Pembroke Castle is located in the centre of Pembroke, Pembrokeshire in Wales on a strategic rocky promontory next to the Read more
Penrith Castle
The striking sandstone remains of Penrith Castle are situated within the busy Cumbrian town of Penrith besides busy roads with Read more
Raglan Castle
Raglan Castle was one of the last medieval fortresses to be built in Wales.  The majestic castle is now ruined Read more