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Castle Ward

Park Road, Strangford, County Down, Northern Ireland, united Kingdom, BT30 7LS
Castle Ward is a country mansion with a split personality. It was built in during the 1760's By Bernard Ward, Baron Lord Bangor, and his wife, Lady Anne, who had very different views regarding architecture…

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

119a Whitepark Road, Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, BT54 6LS
The Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge links the mainland of County Antrim with the tiny Island of Carrickarede and is six miles east of the world famous Giant's Causeway.  Stretching 20 metres across a 30 metre deep…

Cardoness Castle

B796, Gatehouse of Fleet, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, DG7 2EJ
Originally constructed on a rocky outcrop that once jutted out into the River Fleet estuary, this six storey fortified tower house definitely put defence ahead of comfort. It was probably built around 1474AD by the…

Cardrona Forest

B7062, Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, EH45 9HU
Cadrona Forest is one of the UK's lesser known woodland reserves and is located between the villages of Traquair and Cadrona in the Scottish Borders. Consisting mainly of mixed conifer woodland it is a haven…

Carn Brea Castle

Carn Ln, Carnkie, Redruth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, TR16 6SL
Carn Brea Castle was first built around 1379 AD as a chapel to St. Michael and is perched on the ominous grey boulders of the eastern tor of Carn Brea Hill. Around 1790 the building…

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Eleventrees Road, Keswick, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, CA12 4RN
Castlerigg stone circle is located near the town of Keswick and is considered to be one of the best megalithic monuments in Northern England.  At the centre of a natural amphitheatre is offers magnificent views…

Camster Grey Cairns

C1029, Lower Camster (Nr wick), Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom, KW3 6BD
The Camster Grey Cairns are two of the finestt examples of Neolithic chambered cairns in Britain. Dating back to around 3500BC archaeological evidence suggests that they were in continuous used for an extend period. They…

Cardiff City Hall

Gorsedd Gardens Rd, Cathays Park, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales, UK, CF10 3ND
Cardiff has one of the finest civic centres in Europe and is an excellent example of Edwardian Baroque architecture. It is built from stone, blasted from rocks on the Isle of Portland, in Dorset. Designed…

Carreg Cennen Castle

(Castle Farm Lane), Trap (Llandeilo), Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, SA19 6UA
Castle Carreg Cennen can be found towering over the village of Trapp in the Welsh county of Carmarthenshire. Situated on a massive outcrop of limestone it is the quintessential image of a ruined and mythical…

Ardlair Cave

Ardlair Lodge, Ardlair, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, United Kingdom, IV22 2LB
On the shore of Loch Maree there is a boulder cave which opens into a larger chamber. It can only be accessed via boat and legend tells it was once the hiding place of Bonnie…

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