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Kenilworth Castle: fun in the sun!

What a spectacularly glorious bank holiday weekend and sooooo busy for us! Due to my vertigo, I was unable to drive myself to Manchester as planned for BlogOnX so I dragged my family along too! And I am so glad I did because we had an excellent time. We left home at 8am on Saturday […]

IoW2017: Yarmouth Castle and Fort Victoria

Next we wanted to go to Yarmouth Castle to once again make use of our English Heritage membership. The sat nav was not our friend 🙁 We drove in circles down one way streets until we decided to give up and park in a car park and then wandered around on foot. First we discovered […]

IoW2017: Carisbrooke Castle

The first stop after arriving on the Isle of Wight was Carisbrooke Castle. This castle appeals to the historian in me 🙂 It it where Charles I was imprisoned after his defeat in the English Civil War and his 14 year old daughter died here. The next major royal to get involved was Princess Beatrice […]

Trip to Farnham Castle Keep

We joined English Heritage recently and with Chris home this week we decided to go exploring! Farnham is very close to us geographically and I even used to work in Castle Street for a bit 12 years ago but have never visited the castle. The castle is actually free to all members of the public. […]

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