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Leeds Castle, Outside London

About Leeds Castle has been called “the loveliest castle in the world”. William the Conqueror, the first Norman King in 1066, demanded a survey of English lands, wealth and property for tax purposes. The compilation today is known as the … Continue reading

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Bolsover Castle

About Bolsover Castle is a stunning castle perched on the top of a hill overlooking the beautiful English countryside. It is unusual in that it was built as an estate house to look like a castle. It received the nickname … Continue reading

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Tower of London

The Tower of London is one of the most popular tourist attractions in England with over 2,000,000 visitors a year.  It has been a castle, a royal palace, a prison, a mint, an armory, a safe-haven for the crown jewels … Continue reading

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Skipton Castle

About Skipton Castle was designed to be a medieval fortress but now her imposing walls attract thousands of visitors a year.  Skipton Castle is one of the best preserved medieval castles since its modernization and has survived virtually unaltered for … Continue reading

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Bamburgh Castle

Our real goal for the day was Lindisfarne Island.  As we stood on the castle on Lindisfarne we could see a castle off in the distance.  There was sunlight burning so you know we had to go and explore. The … Continue reading

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