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What's New:

Updated: 17 February 2019

Added a new profile for
Beaumaris Castle.

Added a new profile for
Bowes Castle.

Added a new ghost story for
Hermitage Castle.

Added a new profile for
Burg Katz.

Added a new profile for
Hailes Castle.

Added a new ghost story for
Scotney Castle.

Castle Events:

Kenilworth Castle

Knights and Princesses
16 - 24 February 2019
10:30am - 3:30pm

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Edinburgh Castle

The Road to Bannockburn
25 - 28 February 2019
11:15am - 3pm

Coming Soon:

A new profile for Bolton Castle in England.

A new profile for Tantallon Castle in Scotland.

Beaumaris Castle - Anglesey, Wales

Beaumaris Castle - Anglesey, Wales

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.

23 February 1739

While being held at York Castle, Richard 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.