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Castles in England

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Slingsby Castle, North Yorkshire

The remains of a moat still surround the ruinous Slingsby Castle built for Ralph de Hastings in 1338. Indeed, the moat may well.....

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St Mawes Castle, Cornwall

Built by Henry VIII between 1540-45 due to the threat of invasion from Catholic France and Spain. Built as one of a pair, their.....

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St. Briavels Castle, Gloucestershire

St.Briavels Castle stands in an outstanding scenery high above the River Wye. It is an evocative setting, reminiscent of early.....

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Stokesay Castle, Shropshire

This extremely attractive building is not a castle in the traditional sense, but rather a fortified manor house and as such is.....

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Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire

The pretty village of Winchcome has been blessed with the stunning buildings and gardens of Sudeley Castle since the time of the.....

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Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire

Looking at the huge red brick keep perched in its lofty setting the visitor is immediately struck by the strong French influences.....

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Taunton Castle, Somerset

The turbulent past of historic Taunton Castle, is masked by its transformation into a luxurious comfortable hotel with an award.....

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The Castle, Tyne & Wear

On returning from a raid into Scotland, Robert Curthose, eldest son of William the Conqueror built a castle calling it his `New.....

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Tintagel Castle, Cornwall

The local tourist industry in Tintagel leans heavily upon tales surrounding King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, but.....

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Tonbridge Castle, Kent

A fire in 1088 destroyed the first castle at Tonbridge, and the evocative remains we see today are of a later castle which was.....

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Totnes Castle, Devon

Built by the Normans in the 11th century, Totnes castle has one of the best preserved shell keeps in England...

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Tower of London, Greater London

Historic epicentre of might and majesty, the tower has a history without parallel anywhere else in the world. With its icy past.....

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Tynemouth Castle, Tyne & Wear

The haunting, intermingaled ruins of Tynemouth Castle and Priory stand on a headland above the River Tyne. Between them they.....

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Upnor Castle, Kent

The romantic ruins of this fabled centuries old fortress occupies one of the most delightful sites in England. The castle was.....

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Walmer Castle & Garden, Kent

The stone walls of Walmer Castle were put up in the 1530's at the same time as Sandown and Deal as part of a plan by the monarch.....

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Warkworth Castle, Northumberland

This once superb castle was, for over four centuries, one of the most important in a long line of defensive castle's built in the.....

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Warwick Castle, Warwickshire

The first military encampment was built on the banks of the river Avon in Warwickshire by Ethelfleda, sister of Edward the Elder,.....

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Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire

Wentworth Castle Gardens have been the subject of an ambitious plan to restore the magnificent estate, once home to the Earls of.....

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Western Heights Defences, Kent

The Western Heights in Dover are remains of fortifications built mainly during the Napoleonic Wars when England was under a real.....

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Windsor Castle, Berkshire

Apart from being the largest inhabited castle in the world, Windsor is arguably the best known, and on any visit to the town, it.....

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