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Powderham Castle

Built over 600 years ago, Powderham Castle is the historic home of the Earl of Devon. The Castle is still lived in by the.....

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Raby Castle

Arriving close to Staindrop from almost any direction the view of Raby Castle, built by the powerful Nevill family in the.....

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Restormel Castle

Built around 1300, once home to Edward, the Black Prince, the great circular shell-keep survives in good condition and is the.....

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Riber Castle

The Matlocks between them form some of the most outstanding countryside in the Peak District. Here you can find Riber Castle.....

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Richmond Castle

This castle, occupying a dramatic cliff-top site above the River Swale, led a fairly quiet life without any military action to.....

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Ripley Castle

Ripley Castle was built more than 700 years ago, it was originally built as the home of the Ingilby family and has remained so.....

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Rochester Castle

The impressive ruins of Rochester Castle at the side of the Medway River make up one of the most spectacular riverside views in.....

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Rye Castle Museum

Rye Castle Museum, also known as 'Ypres Tower', in the beautiful maritime town of Rye, occupies a commanding position.....

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Saffron Walden Castle

Very little remains of Saffron Walden Castle, but what is here is well worth seeing for it is a fine example of a Norman.....

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Sandal Castle

The crumbling, naked ruins of Sandal Castle are now owned by Wakefield council, and what an inspired choice of centre-piece they.....

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Scarborough Castle

The spot on which the ruins of Scarborough's once protective fortress stands has been quite possibly the scene of occupation.....

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Scotney Castle

What could be more romantic than to wander amongst the ruins of moated Scotney Castle, believed to have been begun in the latter.....

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Sherborne Castle

Many fascinating tales remain from the time when Sherborne Castle was lived in by Sir Walter Raleigh, a favourite of Elizabeth I......

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Sheriff Hutton Castle

The remains of this once fine castle built by Sir Bertram de Bulmar, Sheriff of Yorkshire in the 12th century and subsequently.....

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Sissinghurst Castle Garden

It is entirely fitting that one of the loveliest gardens in the land can be found in a county renowned for its beauty and.....

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Sizergh Castle

This ancient fortress has been the home of the Strickland family for more than 750 years. It began as a 60ft, four storey tower.....

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Skipton Castle

Apart from it's historic church, Skipton Castle is the town's premier attraction. This is located where the High Street fans out.....

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Slingsby Castle

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

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

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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