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Discover new castles to visit or lose yourself in stories of warfare, decadence and romance. Browse all our castle and fort related content in one place.
Protected by the elements, our castle is inaccessible twice a day at high tide but then you reach us we're worth it. Dressed with period items, home to a wind indicator and an abundance of wildlife, come and discover us.
Are your children knights on horseback or dragon-slaying maidens? Here's our pick of our favourite fairytale castles to get your family's adventure started.
Lindisfarne Castle is a fine example of an Edwardian holiday home, and of the work of the young architect Edwin Lutyens.
Let our volunteers bring this fort to life on one of our guided tours. Built in 1860s and going through a restoration programme, tours offer you a rare chance to see inside this historic building.
The National Trust is responsible for maintaining Cadbury Camp, gradually restoring this historically important corner of Somerset into a haven for native wildlife.
Learn about the Reigate Fort and how it made London feel secure against the French.
Mysterious hillforts litter the landscapes of the Midlands. Find out more about five of these prehistoric features.
Built between 1643 and 1645 and now just a ruin, the Civil War fort is still an impressive place to explore with amazing 360 degree views across the estuary and inland.
An impressive Iron Age hill fort, Dumpdon sits on one of the largest and most striking hills in the beautiful Otter Valley.
We love bringing the fort to life for visitors and we often have visitors who remember it from its heyday as a factory and those who share their memories of its part in the Second World War.
Walk to the Iron Age fort at Bolt Tail, learn about the shipwrecks that are still submerged along this section of the coastline and find out what part Bolberry Down played in protecting Britain during World War II.
Explore Coniston and enjoy some of the Lake District's most varied landscape. Whether you're there for a holiday or a day trip it'll be a memorable experience.
Built on the shores of Lake Windermere when Cumbria was a land of mountainous warfare, today it's a beautiful spot, steeped in history and perfect for a picnic by the lakeshore.
There's so much to see and do around the Dodman - take your pick!
Explore the countryside around Stourhead, Wiltshire.
Dating back to the 1st Century, there's plenty of history to uncover at the Roman Fort in Ambleside. Find out more about the beginnings and purpose of the fort and imagine a bustling community on your visit to the remains on the shore of Lake Windermere.