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What's New:

Updated: 16 February 2020

Added a new ghost story for
Castell Coch.

Added a new ghost story for
Upnor Castle.

Added a new story for
Prudhoe Castle.

Added a new profile for
Trim Castle.

Added a new story for
Orford Castle.

Added a new ghost story for
Windsor Castle.

Castle Events:

Beeston Castle

Hands on with History
15 - 23 February 2020
10:30am - 3:30pm

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Belsay Hall and Castle

Easter Adventure Quest
04 - 19 April 2020
10am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

A profile for Helmsley Castle in England.

A ghost story for Tattershall Castle in England.

A profile for Chepstow Castle in Wales.

A profile for Arundel Castle in England.

Castell Coch - Cardiff, Wales

Castell Coch - Cardiff, Wales

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This Week in History:

18 February 1478

George, Duke of Clarence is executed in private at the Tower of London for treason against his older brother, King Edward IV of England.

20 February 1547

Edward VI is crowned King of England at the age of nine at Westminster Abbey.

23 February 1739

While being held at York Castle, John Palmer is identified to be none other than the infamous highwayman Dick Turpin.

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