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What's New:

Updated: 18 February 2017

Added a new profile for
Château de Chinon.

Added a new profile for
Raby Castle.

Added a new profile for
Burg Sooneck.

A new ghost story for
Nottingham Castle.

The gallery for Kenilworth Castle now has all new pictures.

Castle Events:

Stokesay Castle

Half-Term Fun
20 - 24 February 2017
10:30am - 3:30pm

Warkworth Castle

St George’s Day Pageant
22 - 23 April 2017
11am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

A new profile for Harlech Castle in Wales.

A new ghost story for Scotney Castle in England.

A new profile for Chateau de Langeais in France.

A new ghost story for Rochester Castle in England.

A new profile for Stirling Castle in Scotland.

Château de Chinon, Indre-et-Loire France

Château de Chinon - Indre-et-Loire France

This Week in History:

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, 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.