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What's New:

Updated: 05 July 2015

Added a new gallery for
Ogmore Castle

The gallery for Sudeley
Castle
now has all new digital pictures.

The gallery for Skenfrith
Castle
now has all new digital pictures.

Added a new gallery for
Grosmont Castle

Added a new gallery for
Rochester Castle

Castle Events:

Kenilworth Castle

Medieval Festival:
Tournament & Joust

18 & 19 July 2015
11am - 5pm

Pendennis Castle

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

Coming Soon:

A new gallery for
Hever Castle in England.

A new ghost story for
Ogmore Castle in Wales.

A new gallery for
Castle Coch in Wales.

A new gallery for
Raglan Castle in Wales.

A new gallery for
Chepstow Castle in Wales.

Rochester Castle, Kent England

Rochester Castle - Kent England

This Week in History:

06 July 1483

Richard III is crowned King of England.

10 July 1460

The Battle of Northampton: Richard Neville, the 16th Earl of Warwick, defeats Lancastrian forces and takes King Henry VI prisoner.

12 July 1543

King Henry VIII marries his 6th and final wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace.

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