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Stafford Castle & Visitors Centre
This prominent vantage point and strategic site was quickly recognised by the Normans, who built a huge timber fortress here by 1100 AD.
Tamworth Castle is blessed with apartments from almost every century from the twelfth to the twentieth. It has had , for many years, a fine collection of 16th - 19th century furniture on loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
The Warwick Castle web site is packed full with 1000 years of excitement, historical facts and useful information, so start exploring...
Ashby de la Zouch Castle
Ashby - a royalist stronghold. Tour the impressive ruins of a grand medieval castle within extensive and beautiful grounds.
Belvoir Castle Stately Home
Belvoir Castle is a stately home on the border of Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire. The historic house and garden is ideal for an educational school visit or a castle wedding reception
In 1153 Maurice Berkeley completed this fortress by the Severn Estuary at the command of Henry II, and ever since has been the home of the Berkeley family.
Dudley Zoo & Castle
There’s something for everyone at Dudley Zoo & Castle ...animals aplenty, an ancient monument – and we’re big on conservation too!
Explore Englands Past
Explore England's Past provides free access to 1000s of local history resources including images, transcribed wills and documents and town trails.
Lunt Roman Fort
The Lunt Roman fort is in Baginton, near Coventry and is a partial reconstruction of the fort that was established there in 64AD following the Boudiccan rebellion.
The splendid Great Hall of Oakham Castle is one of the finest examples of late 12th century domestic architecture in England.
Shrewsbury Castle and The Shropshire Regimental Museum
Shropshire Regimental Museum houses the collections of the four Shropshire Regiments - King's Shropshire light Infantry, Shropshire Yeomanry, Shropshire Royal Horse Artillery and 4th Bn King's Shropshire Light Infantry TA.
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