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What's New:

Updated 22 November 2014

Added a new profile for
Château de l’Islette

Added a new profile for
Bunratty Castle

Finished adding pictures to these galleries:

Château de Chinon
Château de Brissac
Burg Rheinfels
Château de Saumur
Château de Langeais
Burg Katz

Castle Events:

Bolsover Castle

Ghost Tours
29 Nov 2014
6pm-7:30pm and 8pm-9:30pm

Kenilworth Castle

Christmas Wreath Making
05 December 2014
9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Coming Soon:

Add pictures to 7 galleries:

Burg Rheinstein

Château d'Amboise
Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
Château de Chambord
Château de Chenonceau
Château de Plessis-Bourre
Château de Sully sur Loire

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Château de Chinon, 
Indre-et-Loire France

Château de Chinon - Indre-et-Loire France

This Week in History:

20 November 1992

Windsor Castle catches on fire after a spotlight in the Queen’s Private Chapel sparks and ignites a nearby curtain; causing extensive damage. The castle is restored over the next few years.

23 November 1499

Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the throne, is hanged for allegedly attempting to escape from the Tower of London.

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