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Doyden Castle, Cornwall

Located in Port Isaac, Cornwall, South West England, England

Doyden Castle is a National Trust property on the North Cornwall coast available for holiday lets. We provide a link to the National Trust website for further details. It's famous for its use as a location in the ITV tel...

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Sudeley Castle

Located in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Building we see today mostly Elizabethan. Dates from tenth century. Burial place of Queen Catherine Parr, Henry VIII's sixth wife. A short drive from Hailes Abbey...

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Dunrobin Castle

Located in Golspie, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Re-modelled in the nineteenth century by Sir Charles Barry (architect of London's Houses of Parliament). Dunrobin Castle founded in the 1300s. Located in the north of Scotland. Owned by the Clan Sutherland. Dunrobin Cast...

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Dunster Castle

Located in Dunster, Somerset, South West England, England

Castle in beautiful location on the eastern border of Exmoor National Park. Domintaes the historic Somerset village of Dunster. According to the National Trust website 'remodelled in the 19th century, but an important fo...

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Castle Drogo and Gardens, Devon

Located in Drewsteignton, Devon, South West England, England

The last castle to be built in England, Castle Drogo provides stunning views of the north and east of Dartmoor National Park. Built by the wealthy businsessman Julius Drewe and managed by the National Trust, Castle Drogo...

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Berkeley Castle

Located in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Said to be where King Edward II was murdered with a red hot poker :-(. Berkeley Castle was built in the twelfth century by a descendant of the current owners, the Berkeley family. Located in Gloucestershire, a short dist...

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Hembury Hillfort/Castle, Devon

Located in Ashburton, Devon, South West England, England

The remains of an Iron Age hillfort and Norman castle in Hembury Woods in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. 'Hembury Castle was built in two phases, an Iron Age hillfort followed by the construction of a Nor...

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Teign Gorge, Devon

Located in Chagford, Devon, South West England, England

The Teign Gorge is a stunning wooded valley by the National Trust's Castle Drogo and Gardens located towards the northern border of Dartmoor National Park. The River Teign runs along the valley floor as it flows from the...

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Corfe Castle

Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset, South West England, England

Dramatic ruins close to the Dorset coastline. Corfe Castle was partially ruined during the English Civil War. In 1646, the castle was betrayed to the attacking Parliamentarians by a member of its own Roylaist garrison. C...

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Tintagel Castle, Cornwall

Located in Tintagel, Cornwall, South West England, England

Arguably the most famous castle in South West England, Tintagel is located on the rocky North Cornwall coast. The castle is split into two sections. The first section is positioned on the mainland cliff. The second is si...

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Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Located in Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, South West England, England

A hidden gem in the West Country. Contains the magnificent Farleigh Hungerford Castle Chapel and display rooms. Home to the Hungerfords for nearly 200 years. Farleigh Hungerford castle fell into disrepair by the end of t...

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Old Wardour Castle

Located in Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, South West England, England

Partially destroyed by Cromwell's New Model Army in The English Civil War. The castle dates from the fourteenth century. Inspired by continental hexagonal castles. From its towers, the visitor can see New Wardour Castle,...

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Eilean Donan Castle copyright Daniel Rose-Bristow

Located in Kyle of Lochalsh, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

One of Scotland's most famous castles, Eilean Donan is home to the Clan MacRae. The castle is located on the shores of Loch Duich close to Skye Bridge and the glorious Isle of Skye. Loch Duich meets Loch Alsh and Loch Lo...

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Bodiam Castle

Located in Bodiam, East Sussex, South East England, England

One of the most dramatic castles in the UK. Built in East Sussex in 1385 during The Hundred Years' War with the French. Surrounded by a moat. Bodiam Castle is owned by The National Trust...

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Bamburgh Castle

Located in Bamburgh, Northumberland, North East England, England

Dominates this stretch of the Northumberland coast. First written reference to the castle dating from 547AD. The castle is owned by the Armstrong family. Like Edinburgh Castle to the north, built on a basalt crag. Views...

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Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland

Located in Craster, Northumberland, North East England, England

Dunstanburgh is Northumberland's largest castle. Within the Northumberland Coast AONB, to the east of Northumberland National Park, Dunstanburgh Castle has a stunning setting. We've located the castle on Google maps so z...

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Warwick Castle Jousting Tournaments

Located in Warwick, Warwickshire, West Midlands, England

Thrilling jousting tournaments staged as a special event in the grounds of Warwick Castle. The castle is owned by Tussauds* and markets itself as 'Britain's Greatest Medieval Experience'. We'd recommend you check their w...

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Powderham Castle and Estate

Located in Powderham, Devon, South West England, England

Family home of the Earl of Devon. Present castle built from the end of the fourteenth century . Building transformed in the Victorian period. Views from the 'Rose Garden' over the Deer Park to the Exe Estuary. Part of th...

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Castle Ashby House

Located in Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, East Midlands, England

Country house in Northamptonshire, home to Earl Compton. Dates from the sixteenth century. Visited by Queen Elizabeth, James I and King William III to name a few. Rebuilt in the late eighteenth century. Capability Brown...

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