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Aberystwyth Castle
Attractions 190   0
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 2AG
UK

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The ruins of Aberystwyth's castle date from the thirteenth century. They now house a pleasant park and play area.
Alnwick Castle
Attractions 581   0
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 1NQ
UK

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One of the largest inhabited castles in England, Alnwick Castle has witnessed battles, rebellions, tragedy and romance, and has been home to a variety of interesting people – from Harry Hotspur to Harry Potter.
Arundel Castle & Gardens
Attractions 473   0
Arundel
West Sussex
BN18 9AB
UK

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One of the largest inhabited and complete castles in England, Arundel Castle is situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex.
Ashby Castle
Attractions 314   0
South Street
Ashby de la Zouch
Leicestershire
LE65 1BR
UK
Website Ashby Castle

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The property began as a manor house in the 12th century and reached castle status in the 15th century.
Athlone Castle
Attractions 241   0
Castle Street
Athlone
Co. Westmeath
N37 A6D7
Ireland

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Experience an immersive journey through 5,000 years of history at Athlone Castle Visitor Centre located on the banks of the River Shannon in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East.
Bamburgh Castle
Attractions 254   0
Bamburgh
Bamburgh
NE69 7DF
UK

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Once the royal seat of the Kings of Northumbria, Bamburgh Castle has stood guard over this beautiful coastline for over 1,400 years.
Battle Abbey
Attractions 436   0
High Street
Butter Cross
Battle
East Sussex
TN33 0AD
UK
Website Battle Abbey

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See the historic battle brought to life in our exhibition centre. Walk where the opposing armies fought on the battlefield walk.
Beaumaris Castle
Attractions 463   0
Castle Street
Beaumaris
Island of Anglesey
LL58 8AP
UK

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The most technically perfect castle in Britain has few equals.Dare we say it, an absolute cracker of a castle with classic proportions and perfect symmetry.
Beeston Castle
Attractions 554   0
Chapel Lane
Beeston
Cheshire
CW6 9TX
UK

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If you’re planning a family day out in Cheshire, then a visit to Beeston Castle in Tarporley fits the bill perfectly.
Belvoir Castle
Attractions 907   0
Belvoir Castle
Grantham
Leicestershire
NG32 1PE
UK

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Belvoir has been the ancestral home of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland for one thousand years and is currently the family home of 11th Duke and Duchess and their five children.
Blenheim Palace
Attractions 850   0
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire
OX20 1PP
UK

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A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace provides an awe-inspiring experience for visitors.
Bodiam Castle
Attractions 407   0
Bodiam
near Robertsbridge
East Sussex
TN32 5UA
UK

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Set in the heart of an historic landscape, with spiral staircases, battlements and a portcullis, 14th century Bodiam Castle is one of Britain's most picturesque and romantic ancient monuments.
Bolsover Castle
Attractions 684   0
Castle Street
Bolsover
Derbyshire
S44 6PR
UK

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With spectacular views over Derbyshire, the fairy-tale Stuart mansion, Bolsover Castle, was designed to entertain and impress. Its reputation for revelry lives on as we now entertain you and your family.
Bridgnorth Castle
Attractions 196   0
3 West Castle Street
Bridgnorth
Shropshire
WV16 4AF
UK

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The history of the former castle is well documented and interpretation panels giving a brief history of the area are displayed in the grounds which are maintained to a high standard by the Town Council. 
Caerhays Castle Gardens
Attractions 477   0
Gorran
Saint Austell
Cornwall
PL26 6LY
UK

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Caerhays Castle and Gardens are open during the spring for Schools and Educational visits, Coach parties, Group bookings, and in the Spring/Summer for Weddings, events and filming.
Caernarfon Castle
Attractions 448   0
Castle Ditch
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL55 2AY
UK

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A brute of a fortress. Caernarfon Castle’s pumped-up appearance is unashamedly muscle-bound and intimidating.
Cardiff Castle
Attractions 381   0
Castle Street
Cardiff
CF10 3RB
UK

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A Roman Garrison, a Norman Stronghold, a Gothic Fantasy. The Castle you see today, in the heart of the capital city, is at once a Roman fort, an impressive Norman castle and an extraordinary Victorian Gothic fantasy palace, created for one of the world’s richest men.
Cardigan Castle
Attractions 177   0
Green Street
Cardigan
Ceredigion
SA43 1JA
UK

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Take a stroll back in time along the winding pathways of our stunning Regency style gardens. Bursting with colourful blooms and rare plant species, they are just waiting to be admired...
Carisbrooke Castle
Attractions 402   0
Castle Hill
Newport
Isle of Wight
PO30 1XY
UK

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One of the main tourist attractions in the Isle of Wight, Carisbrooke Castle is best known as the place where King Charles I was imprisoned.
Carlisle Castle
Attractions 295   0
Castle Way
Carlisle
CA3 8UR
UK

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Standing proud in the city it has dominated for nine centuries, Carlisle Castle remained a working fortress until well within living memory.
Carrickfergus Castle
Attractions 369   0
Marine Highway
Carrickfergus
County Antrim
BT38 7BG
UK

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The castle now houses historical displays as well as cannons from the 17th to the 19th centuries and visitors are encouraged to explore the castle’s large halls and dark corners.
Castle Drogo
Attractions 532   0
Drewsteignton
near Exeter
Devon
EX6 6PB
UK
Website Castle Drogo

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Discover the beautiful Lutyens-designed terraced garden with dramatic views of Dartmoor.
Chirk Castle
Attractions 851   0
Chirk
Wrexham
LL14 5AF
UK
Website Chirk Castle

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A stark symbol of power, Chirk Castle was completed in 1310 during the reign of the conquering Edward I to subdue the last princes of Wales.
Clifford's Tower
Attractions 266   0
Tower Street
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 9SA
UK

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Set on a tall mound in the heart of Old York, this imposing tower is almost all that remains of York Castle, which was originally built by William the Conqueror.
Conisbrough Castle
Attractions 202   0
Castle Hill
Conisbrough
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN12 3BU
UK

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This romantic castle with stunning views over Conisbrough, inspired Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe and still fires the imagination today.
Conwy Castle
Attractions 457   0
Rose Hill Street
Conwy
North Wales
LL32 8AY
UK
Website Conwy Castle

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Some say it is the most magnificent of Edward I’s Welsh fortresses.
Corfe Castle
Attractions 373   0
Corffe Castle
Dorset
BH20 5EE
UK
Website Corfe Castle

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The dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle stand on a natural hill guarding the principal route through the Purbeck Hills.
Criccieth Castle
Attractions 213   0
Castle Street
Criccieth
Gwynedd
LL52 0DP
UK

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Built originally by Llywelyn the Great, this very Welsh of princes included a very English style of gatehouse.
Croft Castle
Attractions 352   0
Yarpole
near Leominster
Herefordshire
HR6 9PW
UK
Website Croft Castle

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Croft Castle sits deep in the heart of Herefordshire countryside surrounded by 1500 acres of historic woodland, farm and parkland.
Dover Castle
Attractions 429   0
Castle Hill Road
Dover
Kent
CT16 1HU
UK
Website Dover Castle

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Experience a vivid recreation of the Dunkirk evacuation deep within the Secret Wartime Tunnels beneath the castle.
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