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What's New:

Updated: 24 July 2016

Added a new profile for
Caernarfon Castle.

Added a new profile for
Cahir Castle.

The gallery for White Castle now has all new pictures.

Added a new ghost story for
Old Wardour Castle.

Added a new profile for
Brougham Castle.

Castle Events:

Carlisle Castle

Castle Kings and Queens
23 - 24 July 2016
11am - 5pm

Chepstow Castle

Medieval Falconry Display
13 - 14 August 2016
10am - 4pm

Coming Soon:

A new ghost story for Scotney Castle in England.

A new gallery for
Leeds Castle in England.

A new gallery for
Kenilworth Castle in England.

Caernarfon Castle,
Gwynedd Wales

Caernarfon Castle - Gwynedd Wales

This Week in History:

28 July 1540

Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex, is executed on Tower Hill on charges of treason and heresy on orders from Henry VIII.

29 July 1567

James VI is crowned King of Scotland at the age of 13 months.

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