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What's New:

Updated: 15 July 2018

Added a new profile for
Stirling Castle

Added a new ghost story for
Bodelwyddan Castle.

Added a new ghost story for
Pendragon Castle.

Added a new profile for
Edlingham Castle.

Added a new profile for
Burg Fürstenberg.

Added a new profile for
Pevensey Castle.

Castle Events:

Warkworth Castle

Medieval Season: Falconry
31 Jul - 1 Aug
11am - 5pm

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Ashby de la Zouch Castle

Medieval Fighting Knights
04 - 05 August
11am - 5pm

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Pendennis Castle

Grand Medieval Joust
07 - 08 August
11am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

A new ghost story for
Scotney Castle in England.

A new profile for
Beaumaris Castle in Wales.

Stirling Castle, Stirling Scotland

Stirling Castle - Stirling Scotland

This Week in History:

20 July 1304

Edward I seizes control of Stirling Castle in Scotland by using the War Wolf; believed to be the largest trebuchet ever built.

22 July 1298

Battle of Falkirk. Edward I of England defeats William Wallace and the Scottish Army near Falkirk.

22 July 1300

Edward I stays at Brougham Castle during one of his Northern campaigns of the Anglo-Scottish Wars.

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