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This is one of the best if not the best FREE Castle's we have visited, there is also a FREE information leaflet to pick up while your there. Parts of the inner bailey wall are still there with a gateway through it leading to the...More
Why is this castle unusual? Well, firstly it's built on a Roman fort (which explains the shape of its unusual outer enclosed areas). Secondly, the road cuts through the defensive enclosures and runs right through the middle of the site. The surviving stone tower and...More
An unusual Castle ruin - the outer walls are there in part, with the central Keep on a higher hill still in decent condition.
Parking is not that easy - the little road to the Castle has parking spaces, but these are for the cottages,...More
What a lovely little castle
We went to a wasail the night before and every one walked up to the tower for the pagan celebrations
So we went back the following day what a lovely little site plenty of information boards telling you the history...More
An English Heritage site and it's free which can't be bad. Just to get a plug in, why not join English heritage get free entry into all of their properties and help the preservation and up keep of these sites? This is worth a short...More
What a cool little experience!
We stayed just up the road in Michaelchurch and happened to drive through Longtown on several occasions, on our way out to other visits.
Eventually we decided to dip in and see the castle having past the sign a few...More
A small castle with a close-up view of the Black Mountains looming through the trees. Glimpse of the Inner Bailey with an apple tree in blossom through the archway in the outer wall. It only takes ten minutes to enjoy this castle. I can also...More
We found this castle whilst on our way to the black mountains. The area is dog friendly which was great as we wouldn't have gone in otherwise.
The castle is nothing like others we have visited previously, although it was viewed very quickly the grounds...More