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What's New:

Updated 15 August 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 Langeais
Burg Katz
Burg Schonburg
Burg Eltz
Burg Ehrenfels
Château de Montrichard
Burg Reichenstein

Castle Events:

Harlech Castle

17 August 2014

Warkworth Castle

Soldiers of the Roses
19 - 20 August 2014
11am - 5pm

Dover Castle

Medieval Falconry
06 - 09 September 2014
10am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

Add pictures to 11 galleries:

Burg Rheinfels
Burg Rheinstein

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


Château de Langeais, 
Indre-et-Loire France

Château de Langeais - Indre-et-Loire France

This Week in History:

19 August 1561

Mary, Queen of Scots, returns to Scotland after spending 13 years in France.

22 August 1485

The Battle of Bosworth Field. The last major battle of the Wars of the Roses. It was here that Richard III was killed in battle, ending the Plantagenet dynasty. Henry Tudor was crowned King on nearby Crown Hill and thus began the Tudor dynasty.

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