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What's New:

Updated: 26 July 2015

Added a new gallery for
Arundel Castle

Added a new gallery for
Cardiff Castle

Added a new ghost story for
Ogmore Castle

Added a new gallery for
Ogmore Castle

The gallery for Sudeley
Castle
now has all new digital pictures

Castle Events:

Pendennis Castle

Grand Medieval Joust
04 & 05 August 2015
11am - 5pm

Tintagel Castle

Tales of King Arthur
04 - 06 August 2015
11am - 5pm

Framlingham Castle

Castle Attack!
10 - 14 August 2015
11am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

A new gallery for
Hever Castle in England.

A new gallery for
Castle Coch in Wales.

A new gallery for
Raglan Castle in Wales.

A new gallery for
Chepstow Castle in Wales.

A new gallery for
Upnor Castle in England.

A new gallery for
Lewes Castle in England.

Arundel Castle, West Sussex England

Arundel Castle - West Sussex England

This Week in History:

28 July 1540

Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex, is executed on Tower Hill on charges of treason and heresy on orders from Henry VIII. Cromwell was held prisoner in the infamous Tower of London.

29 July 1567

James VI is crowned King of Scotland at the age of 13 months.

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Visit the Timeline page to see a chronological list of historical events.