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Mow Cop Castle

High Street, Mow Cop, Staffordshire, England, UK – ST7 3PA
Although it looks ancient, Mow Cop castle is actually a folly or sham castle built as recently as 1754 by Randle Wilbraham of nearby Rode Hall.  Built to look like a ruined medieval fortress it…

Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh Road, Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland, England, UK, NE66 3TT
Here is a medieval coastal castle with its own harbour, built in the 14th century, which also formed part of the defences at a time in the Second World War.  A German invasion, or at…

Royston Cave

8 Melbourn St, Royston, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, SG8 7BZ
Royston Cave is located in Royston, Hertfordshire, 42 miles North of London, situated at the junction of the A10 and A505 and but for its accidental discovery could have remained a hidden treasure in the…

Laugharne Castle

The Grist (Street), Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, SA33 4SS
The Castle at Laugharne has a history dating back to 1116 AD when it was first constructed for Robert Courtemain. The original castle that stood on the site is believed to have burnt down around…

Leiston Abbey

Abbey Road, Theberton, Leiston, Suffolk IP16 4TD, United Kingdom, IP16 4TD
Formerly known as St Mary's Abbey, Leiston Abbey was founded near to the Suffolk villages of Leiston and Middleton in 1182 by Ranulf de Glanville, Lord Chief Justice to Henry II. In 1363 the Abbey…

Lowther Castle

Askham Road, Lowther, Penrith, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, CA10 2HH
Cumbria is probably best known for its mountains, hills and lakes but it also has many fine buildings like Lowther Castle in the town of Penrith.  This castle has belonged to the Lowther family since…

Men-an-Tol Stones

Morvah Rd, Bosullow, Penzance, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, TR20 8NX
The Men-an-Tol is a small, but important, collection of Neolithic standing stones located near to the town of Morvah in Cornwall.  The term 'Mên-an-Tol' is old Cornish and literally translates as "The Hole Stone". The…

Hawkstone Follies

Hawkstone Park Weston-under-Redcastle (Nr Shrewsbury) Shropshire, England, UK, SY4 5JY
One of Shropshire's most fascinating destinations is Hawkstone Park which was the original site of a defensive castle built for Henry de Audley in 1227. Over time the land surrounding the Red Castle changed hands…

Hartlepool Maritime Experience

Maritime Ave, Hartlepool, Teeside, England, United Kingdom, TS24 0XZ
Originally Hartlepool Historic Quay, it was refurbished and re-launched as The Hartlepool Maritime Experience - a themed attraction based on an 18th century seaport at the time of the Napoleonic wars. The complex is built…

Foggintor Quarry

B3212, Princetown, Devon, England, United Kingdom, PL20 6QG
The quarry is located on a flat and desolate part of Dartmoor in the heart of a landscape scattered with granite boulders and old industrial ruins. There was once a rocky outcrop, known locally as…
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