First a Norman fortress, the castle was improved upon for centuries and eventually became a royal palace. Originally, the fortification served to hold back the Welsh. Today, the castle is open for all to enjoy.
Shropshire: The 10 Best Places In This County With A Bloody Past
The fortified manor house of Stokesay Castle in Shropshire, can be found in the place of the same name. The castle was built during the 13th century and is still in very good condition, one of the best-preserved medieval manors in England. The castle is a nice place to explore and if the weather is good when you are there, you should walk around the castle’s pond and take a picture of the pond with the castle in the background.
The great castles of England have played an important role in the economic, military, and social development of the nation. For centuries, these grand structures have graced Great Britain with their imposing stone features and large aristocratic and royal estates. Let’s look at them in more detail, and list the best 20… Many of the …
Downton Abbey has picked up its first ever SAG Award. Hurrah! Here at LOOK, we’re huge DA fans – the costumes, the hairstyles, those hot gents in their dinner suits – it’s all pretty fabulous, isn’t it? While we eagerly await series four, we’ve decided to investigate the programme a little further and come up with some fun facts about the show, the characters, the actors and the abbey itself – which you can actually visit! Who knew?