Castle Tours : England
Sizergh Castle, Cumbria, England. (Rating: 10.00 Votes: 2) Rate It! - Report bad link |
One of the best houses in the county, now in the care of the National Trust, but occupied by the Strickland family for 750 years.
Originally built around 1340 as a peel tower by Sir Waiter Strickland, it has received many additions and improvements over the next 400 years or so.
(Added: 1-Oct-2006 Hits: 722)
Spofforth Castle (Rating: 7.00 Votes: 12) Rate It! - Report bad link |
Spofforth Castle in North Yorkshire was given by William the Conqueror to William de Percy shortly after the conquest, although nothing remains of the original buildings. This page gives a brief history of Spofforth, along with a couple of pictures of this delightful fortified manor.
(Added: 26-Jan-2002 Hits: 2142)
Trip Map 97 (Rating: 4.00 Votes: 3) Rate It! - Report bad link |
A site with little pictures and info (in Hungarian) about castles and other historical buildings visited on a trip to the UK in 1997.
(Added: 15-Aug-2000 Hits: 1453)
Weddington Castle - An Online History (Rating: 9.20 Votes: 5) Rate It! - Report bad link |
A website charting the history of the lost Weddington Castle of Warwickshire, from the Norman invasion through to its tragic demolition in the 1920s. This site contains a wealth of old photographs, key person information and documents relating to the Castle. It also relates to the modern day Weddington by comparing the housing boom which led to the Castle's demolition to the current housing development proposals that are threatening Weddington's green belt in the 21st century
(Added: 11-Jun-2007 Hits: 1327)
Whittington Castle (Rating: 6.44 Votes: 9) Rate It! - Report bad link |
Whittington Castle is located in Shropshire, England. The present castle ruins date from 1221. The
present condition of the castle is a result of restoration and clearance work dating from 1967.
(Added: 27-Jan-1999 Hits: 3844)
Wigmore Castle (Rating: 6.50 Votes: 8) Rate It! - Report bad link |
Wigmore Castle is located near Leominster, Herefordshire, England. All that remains of the castle is scattered ruins with features such as towers, curtain walls and a gatehouse barely discernable.
(Added: 27-Jan-1999 Hits: 3460)
Woodhouse Castle, Horninghsam, Wiltshire (Rating: 6.67 Votes: 6) Rate It! - Report bad link |
Woodhouse Castle near Horningsham, Wiltshire was once described as one of the largest fortified manor houses in the West of England. It was destroyed during the English Civil War in 1644. It is amazing how little remains of the structure today and in historical records.
(Added: 4-Sep-2005 Hits: 2072)
Workington Hall, Cumbria, England. (Rating: 10.00 Votes: 1) Rate It! - Report bad link |
Workington Hall is a shadow of its former self, although recent conservation work will prevent it from further decay.
A licence to crenelate was granted to Gilbert de Curwen IV in 1380, although the manor had been in the family since the early C13.
Mary Queen of Scots stayed at the Hall when escaping from Scotland in the 1560s.
(Added: 1-Oct-2006 Hits: 785)