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What's New:

Updated 31 January 2015

Added a new profile for
Château de l’Islette

Added a new profile for
Bunratty Castle

Finished adding pictures to these galleries:

Château d'Amboise
Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
Burg Rheinstein
Château de Chenonceau
Château de Chinon

Castle Events:

Clifford's Tower

Olaf the Viking
14 - 22 February 2015
11am - 4pm

Framlingham Castle

Heroes and Villains
16 - 20 February 2015
11am - 4pm

Coming Soon:

Add pictures to 3 galleries:

Château de Chambord
Château de Plessis-Bourre
Château de Sully sur Loire

Update the slide show descriptions for 26 galleries:

Cahir Castle
Chillingham Castle
Dover Castle
Leeds Castle
Tower of London
Trim Castle
Warwick Castle


Château d'Amboise, Indre-et-Loire France

Château d'Amboise - Indre-et-Loire France

This Week in History:

27 January 1606

The trial begins of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot. They will be found guilty and executed by being hanged drawn and quartered.

03 February 1301

Edward of Caernarfon becomes the first English Prince of Wales. He would later become King Edward II.

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