Category: English Castles

Lake District Castles
English Castles Amy Green 

Brougham Castle

Brougham Castle is situated in an excellent defensive position above the River Eamont, within sight of the Roman fort at Low Borrowbridge. The castle was built in 1120 by Robert de Romille, a Norman baron who had arrived with William the Conqueror’s army in 1066. Construction began just after 1120 when de Romille was granted […]

Lake District Castles
English Castles Amy Green 

Lake District Castles

The Lake District is home to many castles, some of which are still used as private homes by the aristocracy. Others are now open to the public, like Muncaster Castle, where you can see falconry displays and medieval banquets. Today’s article is all about the best Lake District Castles including Wray Castle, Muncaster Castle and […]

Kendal Castle
English Castles Amy Green 

Kendal Castle

Kendal castle in Lake District is well known for its historical site. It stands on the top of a little hill which is very much similar to Egdon Heath. The old ruins are still there owned by English Heritage, which are added with additional safety measures to make it safe for visitors. There are various […]

Castles near Glencoe
English Castles Amy Green 

Glencoe Castle

Glencoe castle is a famous stately home, located in the south-west part of Scotland. It was built on an island between 16th and 18th centuries. The castle owner was William Campbell – Duke of Argyll. Now it’s one of the most visited places in Scotland, famous for weddings and clan gatherings, with a long and […]

Castles near Glencoe
English Castles Amy Green 

Castles near Glencoe

The area around Glencoe is rich in history and beauty. Looking out from the Inn at Ardgour, or one of the nearby castles near Glencoe, provides a unique perspective over Loch Linnhe to mountains such as Ben Nevis. There are many other amazing castles near Glencoe including Lismore Castle, Dunoon Castle and of course Glencoe […]

Castles near Liverpool
English Castles Amy Green 

Castles near Liverpool

The region of Merseyside has, like every other region in the UK, its fair share of castles. Most people would think of Edinburgh Castle or Windsor Castle when thinking of castles but there are many others to be seen across the country. The following text will provide you with an introduction to some of the […]

Stirling Castle History
English Castles Amy Green 

Stirling Castle History

Stirling Castle is one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland. It is situated on a crag, or small hill, close to Stirling, in the county of Stirlingshire. It has been one of Scotland’s most important fortresses since it was first built about 2,500 years ago by the Picts. Today’s blog explores Stirling […]

Canterbury Castle
English Castles Amy Green 

Canterbury Castle

The article will be about the ruins of the Canterbury Castle. The article will mainly be factual with some information about what Canterbury Castle is and where it is located. Canterbury Castle is a medieval ruin located in Canterbury, England. Originally built as a motte-and-bailey castle, it was remodeled by King Henry II into an […]

Castles in London
English Castles Amy Green 

Castles in London

 London is the capital city of England, and one of the most populous metropolitan areas in Europe. Many historical, notable, and royal events have happened here. So it should come as no shock that there are many castles in London. We’re going to take a look at five of those castles now. Tower of London […]