Whittington Castle

Whittington Castle is located in the village of Whittington in Shropshire, just a stone’s throw away from the town of Oswestry. While today Whittington stands very much on the English side of the Welsh border, during the Middle Ages it was situated within the Welsh March – a loosely defined area that ran along the … Read more

Stokesay Castle

Stokesay Castle

Stokesay Castle was built in the 13th century and is unique in that it has hardly been altered since.  The house was built in local stone which was unusual for the time.  Although Stokesay Castle was granted a licence to crenellate (fortify with battlements), it is more a fortified manor house than a castle and … Read more

Ludlow Castle

Ludlow castle

The impressive ruins of Ludlow Castle stand proudly beside the River Teme in the Shropshire Town of Ludlow.  The castle dates back to the Norman times when William the Conqueror invaded England and it is thought to be one of the first stone castles built in England. Click here to view our video on the … Read more