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What's New:

Updated: 19 November 2017

Added a new profile for
Château de Saumur.

Added a new profile for
Dunguaire Castle.

Added a new profile for
Rhuddlan Castle.

Added a new ghost story for
Rochester Castle.

Added a new profile for
Château de Chinon.

Castle Events:

Old Wardour Castle

Christmas Wreath Making
03 December 2017
9am & 1pm

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Goodrich Castle

Carols in the Chapel
08 December 2017
7pm - 9:30pm

Coming Soon:

A new profile for Stirling Castle in Scotland.

A new ghost story for Scotney Castle in England.

Château de Saumur, Maine-et-Loire France

Château de Saumur - Maine-et-Loire France

This Week in History:

20 November 1992

Windsor Castle catches on fire after a spotlight in the Queen’s private Chapel sparks and ignites a nearby curtain; causing extensive damage. The castle is restored over the next few years.

23 November 1499

Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the throne, is hanged for allegedly attempting to escape from the Tower of London.

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