Castles

The ancient castles that are scattered across the length and breadth of Britain are testaments to the country’s fascinating past. Some have weathered and crumbled in time, leaving ruins ready to be explored. Others stand as proud as they once did when they were first built. However, they have all witnessed some of the world’s most significant events in history, from monumental invasions and the highest of celebrations to the bloodiest of battles.
Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa, West Sussex

Top 10 things to do in the British summer holidays

School's out – great for your little ones but not so great for you once they start climbing the walls. Here's our guide to some great British days out to make the summer holidays...
Tintagel Castle, Cornwall. Credit: Visit Britain

Explore the mystical Tintagel Castle

The jagged Cornish coast is full of surprises, but none as captivating as Tintagel Castle, which has long been associated with the legend of King Arthur For those who like the stuff of legends, this...
Roch Castle, Wales. Credit: Marcus Oleniuk

WIN a stay in a spectacular castle in stunning Pembrokeshire

We’re offering one lucky winner and their guest the chance to win a two-night stay at the spectacular Roch Castle in Pembrokeshire, Wales. The winner and their guest will also be treated to a...
Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle: The largest inhabited castle in the world

How much do you know about the history of the largest inhabited castle in the world? Though the origins of Windsor Castle go all the way back to 1070 when William the Conqueror ordered the construction...
Video of Hever Castle & Gardens. Credit: Hever Castle & Gardensvideo

Spectacular aerial footage of Hever Castle

Hever Castle in Kent is a beautiful Tudor castle that is perhaps best known as the childhood home of Anne Boleyn – watch incredible aerial footage of the castle and grounds here    
Hever Castle, Kent, was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Castles in England

10 of the most romantic castles in England

From the haunting beauty of isolated ruins to the majesty of some of Britain’s most ostentatious buildings, here are some of the most picturesque castles in England Hever Castle, Kent This 13th-century double-moated castle is a...
Harlech Castle, Gwynedd, north Wales

The most magnificent castles in Wales

There are more than 600 castles in Wales – a legacy of King Edward I and his determination to subdue Welsh dissidents. Here are some of the most majestic The 600 or more castles in...
Guards at entrance to Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Visiting Windsor Castle: HM The Queen’s weekend home

Find out all about visiting Windsor Castle, the location for this year’s royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Set high above the River Thames in the sleepy county of Berkshire, Windsor Castle is often...
White Tower, Tower of London, history of London’s castles

The history of London’s castles

The capital is home to many palaces that have been impeccably preserved but London’s castles are a little more elusive. Here are four of the castles in London to have withstood the test of...

10 of Britain’s best stately homes

Britain has a wealth of beautiful stately homes, many of which are used as sets for filming period dramas for film and television. Here is our pick of the best.
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