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What's New:

Updated: 20 September 2018

The gallery for Hailes Castle has been completed.

Added a new profile for
Hailes Castle.

The gallery for Smailholm Tower has been completed.

The gallery for Tattershall Castle has been completed.

Added a new ghost story for
Scotney Castle.

The gallery for Belvoir Castle has been completed.

The gallery for Lincoln Castle has been completed.

Castle Events:

Framlingham Castle

Gothic Falconry
20 - 21 October 2018
11am - 4pm

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Carisbrooke Castle

Spooky Castle
20 - 28 October 2018
10am - 4pm

Coming Soon:

A new profile for
Burg Katz in Germany.

A new ghost story for
Hermitage Castle in Scotland.

Hailes Castle, East Lothian Scotland

Hailes Castle - East Lothian Scotland

This Week in History:

20 September 1066

The Battle of Fulford: Viking forces led by Harold Hardrada and Tostig Godwinson defeat the English lead by the Earls Morcar and Edwin at the village of Fulford near York England.

25 September 1066

The Battle of Stamford Bridge: King Harold Godwinson of England defeats a Norwegian Army led by King Harold Hardrada of Norway and his own brother Tostig Godwinson near York.

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