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What's New:

Updated: 01 March 2015

Added a new profile for
Dunstanburgh Castle

Added a new profile for
Château de l’Islette

Added a new profile for
Bunratty Castle

Finished adding pictures to these galleries:

Château de Sully sur Loire
Château du Plessis-Bourre

Castle Events:

Edinburgh Castle

Dark of the Night
14 - 15 March 2015
9:30am - 5pm
Times: 11:15, 12:15, 2pm, 3pm

Cilgerran Castle

Easter Egg Hunt
03 - 06 April 2015
10am to 4pm

Warkworth Castle

Medieval Weekend
01 - 03 May 2015
11am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

A new ghost story for
Sudeley Castle in England.

A new profile for
Criccieth Castle in Wales.

A new profile for
Dirleton Castle in Scotland.

A new profile for
Dunguaire Castle in Ireland.

A new profile for
Château d'Azay-le-Rideau in France.


The Lilburn Tower at Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland England

Dunstanburgh Castle - Northumberland England

This Week in History:

03 March 1284

The Statute of Rhuddlan incorporates the Principality of Wales into England.

06 March 1204

The Siege of Château Gaillard ends in a French victory over King John of England, who loses control of Normandy.

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