Pictures of Castles

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

Pictures of Cardiff Castle in four seasons

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    Spring Castle

    Having lived in Cardiff for years I've managed to create a nice collection of Cardiff Castle pictures throughout the seasons.
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    Summer Castle

    Cardiff Castle keep was built by the Normans on the remains of a Roman fort. The castle was extended several times in Medieval times. Various noble families lived in the castle until it was acquired by marriage by Lord Bute in 1766.
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    Autumn Castle

    The Bute family became rich from exporting coal. The 3rd Marquess of the Bute family was reputed to be the richest man in the world. Much of the castle has been rebuilt in a style he and his architect William Burges thought it looked liked in ages past.
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    Winter Castle

    Even though much of the additional buildings have been altered throughout the centuries, the Norman keep in the centre of the castle remains mostly in original state.