Pictures of Castles

A guide in pictures to medieval castles in England, Wales, Ireland and Europe

Pictures of Castles

in England, Ireland and Wales

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    Overview of castles in England I've photographed. Ranging from small castle too the most famous one: the Tower of London.
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      Bristol Castle

      A few pictures of the remains of Bristol Castle.
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      Dover Castle

      I haven't had the time to visit Dover Castle itself. I have made a couple of pictures from the ferry passing through Dover on my way home. Dover Castle is high on my list for castles worth a longer visit.
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      Tower of London

      One of the most famous and most popular castles in England is the Tower of London. Here you can find a selection of pictures and some interesting info.
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    Overview of castles in Ireland I've photographed. Most castles photographed are located in southern and western Ireland or around Dublin.
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      Cahir Castle

      Pictures of Cahir Castle: One of Ireland's largest and best preserved castles.
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      Dublin Castle

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      Dunguaire Castle

      Dunguaire Castle (Irish: Dún Guaire) is a 75 foot tower house on the south-eastern shore of Galway Bay in County Galway, Ireland. The 16th-century castle and its defensive wall have been restored.
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      Fethard Castle

      Remains of Fethard, a medieval Castle first created by Anglo Normans
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      Malahide Castle

      Pictures of the outside of Malahide Castle
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      Kilkenny Castle

      Kilkenny stately castle features extensive gardens, access to the castle is only by guided tour.
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      Waterford Castle

      Waterford castle is set on 'Little' island which is set in the river Suir on the outskirts of Waterford city. Waterford castle is now a hotel on it's own private island.
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    Overview of castles in Wales I've photographed. Most photos are of castles in South Wales (as that's where I live).
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      Abergavenny Castle

      Pictures and a short visitors description of Abergavenny Castle. This medieval castle is definitely worth a visit.
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      Aberystwyth Castle

      A few pictures of Aberystwyth Castle just before sunset.
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      Caldicot Castle

      Caldicot castle is definitely worth visiting since there is a lot left to see. View pictures from around and inside the castle.
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      Cardiff Castle

      View pictures of Cardiff castle through all four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter.
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      Castle Coch

      The Welsh 'Castell Coch' means 'Red Castle' in English, the remains you currently see are a 19th-century Gothic Revival castle built on the remains of a real 13th-century castle.
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      Carreg Cennen Castle

      Carreg Cennen Castle is an impressive ruin on top of high limestone cliffs. It offers quite a bit to explore, climbing up the walls or tower gives you impressive views of the country side. Bring a torch (or hire one from the shop) as there is a dark cave underneath the castle that can be explored.
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      Llantrisant Castle

      Two pictures of the last remaining wall of Llantrisant castle. One of the historically most important castles in Glamorgan.
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      Monmouth Castle

      The tower and the hall are the only surviving structures from Monmouth medieval Castle. A short walk away you can find Monnow Bridge and Gate are the only fortified mediaeval bridge in the UK where the gate tower stands on the actual bridge.
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      Pembroke Castle

      Pembroke Castle a Norman Castle featuring many passages, spiral stair cases and impressive views. Loads to explore!
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      Raglan Castle

      Raglan Castle is an impressive castle. The views from the Great Tower are very impressive on a clear day. Even if the weather is less nice, it still offers loads of interesting nooks and crannies to discover.
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      St Quentin's Castle Llanblethian

      The castle is located in Llanblethian near Cowbridge, South Wales and stands in a loop of the River Thaw on a low ridge with natural slopes on three sides.

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      Tenby Castle

      The remains of Tenby Castle are situated in the very nice town Tenby. Only one tower remains, but remnants of the city walls can be seen throughout the town.
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      White Castle

      The White Castle gets its name from the coat of white rendering that once covered it's walls.