Great Castles Logo and Château de Chinon

What's New:

Updated: 02 July 2015

The gallery for Skenfrith
Castle
now has all new digital pictures.

Added a new gallery for
Grosmont Castle

Added a new gallery for
Rochester Castle

Added a new gallery for
Abergavenny Castle

Added a new gallery for
Monmouth Castle

Castle Events:

Kenilworth Castle

Medieval Festival:
Tournament & Joust

18 & 19 July 2015
11am - 5pm

Pendennis Castle

Grand Medieval Joust
04 & 05 August 2015
11am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

A new gallery for
Ogmore Castle in Wales.

A new gallery for
Sudeley Castle in England.

A new gallery for
Hever Castle in England.

A new ghost story for
Ogmore Castle in Wales.

Rochester Castle, Kent England

Rochester Castle - Kent England

This Week in History:

03 July 1035

William becomes the Duke of Normandy and reins until 1087.

04 July 1187

The Crusades, Battle of Hattin. The Muslim armies under Saladin defeat the Christians led by the King of Jerusalem, Guy of Lusignan, who was taken prisoner.

Horizontal spacer

Visit the Timeline page to see a chronological list of historical events.