The Isle of Wight, known to the ancient Romans as Vectis, is a county and the largest island of England, located in the English Channel, on average about 3 to 5 mi (5 to 8 km) off the coast of Hampshire, separated from Great Britain (referred to by its residents as "the Mainland") by a strait called the Solent. It has the distinction of being England's smallest county during high tide, while Rutland is the smallest when Wight is at low tide
Raglan Castle, Wales in the county of Monmouthshire. This structure, dating from the 15th century, it lasted until until the 17th century when it was compromised. Owned by the Somersets (Troy and Badminton), it was allowed to decline and is now a romantic attraction. Sir Charles Beaufort Somerset 1460-1516 and Elizabeth Herbert 1476-1510 lived there.