Archive of: Castles

  • Norwich Castle: Castle reflects military might

    A square keep, trapped in the middle of Norwich’s bustling city, is all that remains of a huge castle complex built in 1094 that eventually expanded over a 23 acre site.

  • Bodelwyddan Castle - Deception in Stone

    Bodelwyddan Castle - Deception in Stone

    Bodelwyddan Castle in North Wales has the bearing of a castle but on closer inspection something seems to be seriously wrong with the building.

  • Conwy Castle: Built 1283

    Conwy Castle: Built 1283

    Driving towards Conwy Castle in North Wales it’s hard to imagine hundreds of workmen crawling over it like ants during the frenzied four years it took to build the mammoth towers and walls.