Castles of Britain


. Affleck Castle
Located in Monikie, Angus, Scotland. Learn all about its history, architecture, and the families associated with the castle.

Alnwick Castle
The castle offers much to the visitor, not just in the beauty and history of the castle but in the garden project, the country walks in wonderful scenery, restaurant, shop, museums and a host of other entertainments.

Ballytarsna Castle
Stay up to date on the restoration of the castle. A lot of time is being spent to ensure that it gets restored properly. Lots of progress photos.

Bamburgh Castle
Bamburgh Castle is probably the finest castle in England. An excellent website to find out about the history, touring the castle, castle venues, and more.

Barholm Castle
Keep abreast with the latest developments on the restoration of Barholm Castle in this informative website. The website was developed by the owner.

Belgian Castles
A plethora of pictures with information on Belgian castles. With about 3000 castles in Belgian this website is a must see.

Bolingbroke Castle
This Friends of Bolingbroke Castle site offering historical articles and pictures of the castle, information about the Friends group (new members always welcome, even if from far away!), news, event details and links.

Bolton Castle
Bolton Castle is rich in history. Find out all about it. While you are on this informative site, why not check the upcoming events and plan a holiday in the area.

British Castles and Stately Homes
This site is in the top 1000 web sites, and it's easy to believe it. A huge data base of castle listings and information. A well done site with close ties to In Britain Magazine.

Caister Castle
Caister Castle was built in 1432 by Sir John Falstaff. The 90 foot tower remains intact and visitors can climb to the top for a magnificent view of the castle ruins and the surrounding area. The castle is of historical interest both because it is one of earliest buildings in England of importance to be built of brick and because of its connection with Falstaff and later the Paston family. The Castle is also currently home to the largest private collection of motor vehicles in Britain which is housed in a purpose built museum and includes many fine and rare veteran, vintage, classic, sports and touring automobiles and motorcycles.

Caldicot Castle
Where history and tranquility meet. Visit Caldicot Castle in its beautiful setting of tranquil gardens and a wooded country park. An excellent website to find out all about the castle and scheduled events.

Casina di Rosa
Discover castles in Tuscany. Tuscany is very famous for its art, its nature, its good wine and its olive oil, but also for its charming and mysterious history. A number of castles and abbeys and many small country parishes remain to witness this glorious past.

The site of all the French medieval castles. Find the complete descriptions of the castles, with photographs, video sequences as well as texts relating to the lords builders of these monuments.

Castle Levan
The official site for Castle Levan. Read up on the news, history, and view breathtaking photos. You can also book a stay at the castle.

Features Guinevere's castle selection of the month, plus past selections.

Castles, Abbeys, and Medieval Buildings
A personal site that is a record of Castles, Abbeys, Churches, and Manor Houses that Michael W. Cook has visited in the UK. Each month a different site is described, with pictures and a brief history.

Castles and Fortifications
Information about castle societies, restoration of Windsor Castle, an interesting drawing of an imaginary castle, and castle links.

Castles Around The World
Links to castles and castle sites on the web. This site is way beyond good and is well maintained.

Castles of Poland
Find information, pictures, maps, legends, and mysteries concerning castles of Poland and neighboring Poland.

Castles of Scotland
A full range of links to the Castles of Scotland. A well researched site by Scottie.

Castles on the Web
This site does justice to all the people who have websites about castles. Here you will find books, links, FAQ, medieval studies, Heraldry, abbys, churches, and myths & legends. Includes a search engine.

Castles Studies Group
The group to be in if you're serious about castles. Its members are both professional and amateur from a wide and varied range of archaeological and historical backgrounds. Membership spreads across the world.

Cathar Castles of the Languedoc
Cathar Castles of the Languedoc in the South of France.

Conisbrough Castle
Conisbrough Castle is managed by the Ivanhoe Trust. This is an outstanding website offering photos, information, history, events and more. Great for research or if you are going to visit the castle.

The DiCamillo Campanion
A comprehensive site for British & Irish Country Houses and fortified manors. Providing a database for these structures, standing or demolished.

Exploring Castles with Lise E. Hull
Lise E. Hull, Castellologist, Author, Researcher, Historian, Specializing in British Heritage.

Great - Castles
Join the journey into Europe's Medieval past. Castle histories, photos and links.

Hemyock Castle
Welcome to Hemyock Castle. Long an important historic centre, today Hemyock Castle offers a warm welcome for Visitors, Schools, and Groups; and comfortable Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation. An excellent touring centre for Devon, Exmoor and Dartmoor.
This dutch site contains a collection of Dutch castles, books about castles and a lot of links to other castle-sites. (In Dutch)

Langley Castle
Langley Castle Hotel is a 14th Century castle nestling in the Northumbrian valley of the South Tyne. Langley Castle offers you an exclusive centre from which to explore the Northumbrian countryside and history, with southern Scotland including Edinburgh, the English Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales no more than 2 hours drive away.
Your number one resource for Medieval warfare including Medieval siege weapons and castles.

Medieval Resources
Web resources for everything that is medieval history. Lots of good links.

Medieval TimeRef
This site covers the key facts about the Medieval period from the year 800 to the year 1500. There is also a large section on castles, cathedrals, and abbeys, with photographs and plans where available.

Mot's Castle Page
Castles and castle ruins in the Netherlands. An excellent site with lots of history, photos, links, and more. Includes castles from other countries.

Paul Martin Remfry
The website for this published author details some of the work that has been undertaken on his continuing researches to uncover the history and archaeology of the many castles in the British Isles.

Pengersick Castle
Excellent website for the castle. Information includes the history, events listings, hauntings and more.

Pictures of Castles in England and Wales Original photographs of Medieval Castles in England, Wales and Ireland.

Roads to Ruins
This site is one of the most complete and comprehensive internet guides to Germany's Medieval Fortifications on the web. Includes history, photos and maps.

Scotland's Castles
Joanne Mackenzie-Winters is the owner of this site. "Chatelaine's Scottish Castles" has a compilation of web sites that have pictures and information on Scottish Castles. Here you will also find Ms. Winters own 40 pages of information on castles.

Scottish Castles
Scotland is well known for our long history and part of this is the many Scottish Castles that can be found throughout our wonderful country.

Skipton Castle
A history-rich castle. This is an excellent site containing a complete history for the castle, along with stunning photos. You can also keep up to date on the latest events at the castle.

Tamworth Castle
A very informative website for the castle. The friends of Tamworth Castle have done much to maintain the castle and museum. The website is a must for anyone researching or planning to visit the castle.

The Wales 2000 Network
Bringing the castles of Wales together. Fine photos and history of the castles. A well done site and user friendly.

Usk Castle
Help is on the way for this great castle. Keep up to date with this excellent site. Lots of photos and information.

Whittington Castle
Welcome to Whittington Castle. Explore the picturesque and romantic ruins of Whittington Castle, a castle steeped in much history, tales of bitter border warfare, romance and legend.

York Castle
The Castle Area Campaign Group is fighting the City of York Council to stop the building of the Castle Piccadilly shopping mall next to the ancient monument of Clifford's Tower and the Castle Museum in York, England.

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