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What's New:

Updated: 03 November 2016

A new ghost story for
Nottingham Castle.

The gallery for Kenilworth Castle now has all new pictures.

The gallery for Leeds Castle now has all new pictures.

Added a new profile for
Caernarfon Castle.

Added a new profile for
Cahir Castle.

Castle Events:

Richmond Castle

Medieval Christmas
19 - 20 November 2016
11am - 5pm

Goodrich Castle

Carols in the Chapel
02 December 2016
From 7pm

Coming Soon:

A new profile for Burg Sooneck in Germany.

A new ghost story for Scotney Castle in England.

A new ghost story for Rochester Castle in England.

Burg Katz,
Rheinland-Pfalz Germany

Burg Katz - Rheinland-Pfalz Germany

This Week in History:

05 November 1605

Guy Fawkes is discovered beneath the House of Lords in London, protecting a stockpile of gunpowder to be used to blow up the House of Lords in a planned attempt to assassinate King James I.

08 November 1745

Charles Edward Stuart and an army of 5000 invade England. This army would later participate in the Battle of Culloden.

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