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Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland
Dunstanburgh Castle

The romantic remains of this once extensive castle stand high on a cliff above the waters of the North Sea. The castle was begun.....

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Dunster Castle
Dunster Castle & Garden

The high walls of Dunster Castle look down over the quaint village of Dunster from its imperious setting atop of a classically.....

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Durham Castle & Framwellgate Bridge, Durham
Durham Castle

Durham Castle is another one of Durham's magnificent buildings. It was founded in 1072 and such was the impregnability of the.....

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Eastnor  Castle, nr Ledbury, Herefordshire
Eastnor Castle

This fairytale like castle is set amongst the Malvern hills and is surrounded by a famous arboretum and beautiful lake. It is a.....

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Autumn sunshine
Elvaston Castle

The first view of this impressive early 19th-century house nestling above sweeping lawns is quite tantalizing, giving visitors a.....

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Etal Castle
Etal Castle

Not a great deal remains of Etal Castle other than evocative ruins. It began as a three storey tower house built around 1342 for.....

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Eynsford Castle
Eynsford Castle

The ruinous walls of Eynsford Castle in parts stand 30ft high, they are a relic of one of the earliest stone enclosure castles.....

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Framlingham Castle, Suffolk
Framlingham Castle

On reaching the curve of Market Hill a quaint, colourful sign proclaims to the visitor that you have arrived in the pretty market.....

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Gilling Castle, Gilling East, North Yorkshire
Gilling Castle

Gilling Castle rises above Gilling East in a fabulous setting between the Hambledon and Howardian Hills. The house is.....

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Greystoke Castle gateway
Greystoke Castle

Not open to the public, this fine building dates back to the 1500's and has an interesting history...

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Guildford Castle, Guildford, Surrey
Guildford Castle

This is one of the few castles that the French did manage to capture. It was one of three English castle's taken by the Dauphin.....

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Hadleigh Castle
Hadleigh Castle

Built by the Normans on the approach to London, lived in by 3 queens; Catherine of Aragon, Anne of Cleves and Catherine Parr......

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The Castle at Helmsley, North Yorkshire, as viewed from the Walled Gardens @ the rear.
Helmsley Castle

This is a fascinating site where you can explore the 12th century ruins of a once great castle and spectacular earthworks cut.....

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Hever Castle-moat
Hever Castle

The very mention of Hever Castle conjures up memories of Anne Boleyn, the bewitching young girl for whom Henry VIII divorced.....

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The salt marsh by Hurst Castle, near Lymington, Hampshire, UK
Hurst Castle

The spit of shingle jutting out into the sea just a short distance from Milford-on-Sea was considered by Henry VIII to be the.....

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Kenilworth Castle
Kenilworth Castle

This is all that remains of a castle that once heaped lavish entertainments on England's "Good Queen Bess" for here in the heart.....

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Lancaster Castle, Lancaster, Lancashire.
Lancaster Castle

Dominating the skyline of the town, Lancaster Castle is of the best-preserved castles in England. This Castle is still used as a.....

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Langley Castle, Northumberland
Langley Castle

Built in 1350, during the reign of Edward III, the castle has retained its architectural integrity and is regarded as one of the.....

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Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle

Listed in the Domesday Book, this castle has been a Norman stronghold, a royal residence for six of England's medieval queens, a.....

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Lewes Castle
Lewes Castle

Lewes is dominated by its famous castle built by William de Warenne, trusty confidant and follower of William the Conqueror. It.....

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