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Image for Shrewsbury Castle Ruins, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, UKview gallery

NN79.7 km

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CastlesShrewsbury Castle Ruins, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, UK

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Shrewsbury Castle is a red sandstone castle in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. Its location is on a hill situated on the neck of the meander of the River Severn which the town originally grew up in.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: 6/21/2015

Image for Castell Coch,  Red Castle, Tongwynlais, Wales.view gallery

SWSW81 km

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CastlesCastell Coch, Red Castle, Tongwynlais, Wales.

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Castell Coch, A fairy-tale looking castle, restored from ruin in 1871, high on a hillside North of Cardiff, at Tongwynllais, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/9/2011

last visited: 8/12/2017

Image for Cardiff Castle - Wales, UKview gallery

SWSW81.9 km

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CastlesCardiff Castle - Wales, UK

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Cardiff Castle is one of Wales' leading heritage attractions and a site of international significance. During 2000 years of history, the Castle has been a Roman Garrison, a Norman stronghold and in Victorian times was transformed into a gothic fairytale fantasy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/10/2009

last visited: 7/18/2017

Image for Brinklow Castle - Brinklow, Warwickshireview gallery

NENE82.1 km

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CastlesBrinklow Castle - Brinklow, Warwickshire

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Brinklow Castle is a Norman earthwork motte and bailey fortress, founded by Robert de Mowbray. The large and impressive 11th century motte, is encased by a wide ditch, with a counterscarp bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/5/2020

last visited: never

Image for Dolforwyn, Newtown, Powys, Walesview gallery

NWNW82.2 km

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CastlesDolforwyn, Newtown, Powys, Wales

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The castle was built between 1273 and 1277 by Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, Prince of Gwynedd. Erected at the height of his power, it was to be his last stronghold, sited on his eastern border to counter the threat posed by the nearby English castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/3/2011

last visited: never

Image for LLandaff Castle - Cardiff, Capital of Wales.view gallery

SWSW82.6 km

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CastlesLLandaff Castle - Cardiff, Capital of Wales.

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The Bishop’s Castle, in Llandaff, built between 1265 and 1287, now known as LLandaff Castle, located in Cardiff, Capital of Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/19/2012

last visited: 4/3/2019

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EE83.2 km

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CastlesOxford Castle - Oxfordshire

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The medieval remains of the castle, including the motte and St George's Tower, are classed as a Grade I listed building and as a Scheduled Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2012

last visited: 4/1/2017

Image for St Fagans Castle - Cardiff,  Wales.view gallery

SWSW85.6 km

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CastlesSt Fagans Castle - Cardiff, Wales.

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St Fagans Castle originally a Ringwork raised in 1091-AD and by the 13th Century, was a solid stone castle. The medieval stone curtain wall remains, can still be seen to this day. Located in St Fagans, Cardiff, Capital of Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/20/2012

last visited: 8/18/2016

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SWSW86.9 km

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CastlesLlantrisant Castle - Wales.

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Llantrisant Castle now surrounded by a fence, to preserve what little is left of this 13th century ivy covered tower and castle wall remains, located in Llantrisant Mid Glamorgan, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/27/2012

last visited: 6/29/2012

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NN86.9 km

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CastlesStafford Castle

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Stafford castle originally a 'motte and bailey' castle, constructed of earth and timber.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DesG

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 6/27/2009

last visited: 3/21/2017

Image for Barry Castle - Barry Town, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.view gallery

SWSW94.1 km

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CastlesBarry Castle - Barry Town, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.

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Today Barry Castle is in ruin. The gatehouse, chapel window, & the east section of the curtain wall, are the most prominent of the current remains. Located in the Town of Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/14/2016

last visited: 11/13/2017

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NENE95.4 km

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CastlesEarl Shilton Castle - Leicestershire

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All that is visible are a partial moat and the re constructed gatehouse,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2009

last visited: 5/27/2012

Image for Penmark Castle - Ben Marc - Vale of Glamorgan, Rhoose, Wales.view gallery

SWSW95.8 km

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CastlesPenmark Castle - Ben Marc - Vale of Glamorgan, Rhoose, Wales.

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Penmark Castle - Ben Marc - The ruined remains of a 13th Century Castle with stone towers, built on the site of a wooden fort. The moat has long been filled in. Located North of the Medieval Church, Penmark, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2014

last visited: 1/15/2015

Image for Llandovery Castle - Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Walesview gallery

WW96.4 km

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CastlesLlandovery Castle - Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales

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Castle in ruins on hill overlooking the town of Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/2/2010

last visited: 8/21/2016

Image for Beaupre Castle - Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.view gallery

SWSW97.2 km

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CastlesBeaupre Castle - Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.

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Old Beaupre Castle - is a ruined medieval fortified manor house, dating from the 1300s, located in the community of Llanfair, near Cowbridge in South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/16/2013

last visited: 7/13/2012

Image for Llanblethian Castle -  Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.view gallery

SWSW97.2 km

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CastlesLlanblethian Castle - Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.

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St Quintins Castle (also known as St Quentins Castle and Llanblethian Castle) is a 14th century castle located in the village of Llanblethian, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/15/2013

last visited: 1/20/2013

Image for Fonmon Castle - Barry - Vale of Glamorgan - Wales.view gallery

SWSW97.4 km

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CastlesFonmon Castle - Barry - Vale of Glamorgan - Wales.

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Fonmon Castle is one of the few medieval castles which is still lived in as a home. Located in Rhoose, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/1/2012

last visited: 10/4/2012

Image for Coity Castle - Bridgend - Wales.view gallery

SWSW98 km

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CastlesCoity Castle - Bridgend - Wales.

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Now greatly ruined, Coity Castle retains several distinctly Norman features. Well-preserved portions include the eastern face, parts of the battlements, and the wall-walk which connected the three-storied keep with the curtain wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2012

last visited: 3/21/2019

Image for Newcastle Castle - Bridgend, Wales.view gallery

SWSW100.6 km

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CastlesNewcastle Castle - Bridgend, Wales.

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The castle of Newcastle in Bridgend is strategically placed on a high bluff above the Ogmore valley to guard the river crossing below.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: 10/9/2012

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SWSW101.1 km

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CastlesPriory Castle - Ewenny - Wales, Great Britain.

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Ewenny Priory Church of St Michael and All Angels - The priory was unusual in having military style defences and is widely regarded as one of the finest fortified religious buildings in Britain. Located in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

Image for Ashby-de-la-Zouch Castle - Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, Englandview gallery

NENE101.2 km

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CastlesAshby-de-la-Zouch Castle - Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England

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An ancient castle ruin in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: 2/19/2015

Image for Whittington castleview gallery

NWNW102.7 km

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CastlesWhittington castle

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Now an historic site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Maddie UK

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/21/2005

last visited: 11/13/2015

Image for Ogmore Castle - Wales.view gallery

SWSW104.1 km

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CastlesOgmore Castle - Wales.

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Ogmore Castle guards a major fording place into southern Wales, and sits on flat land rather than atop a ridge-crest where nature would have provided extra defense. There are very deep remains of a moat, that used to be filled by the incoming tide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2012

last visited: 9/18/2016

Image for St Donats Castle - Vale of Glamorgan - Wales.view gallery

SWSW105.4 km

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CastlesSt Donats Castle - Vale of Glamorgan - Wales.

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St Donat's Castle is a medieval castle in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, overlooking the Bristol Channel in the village of St Donat's near Llantwit Major, and about 25 km west of Cardiff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/28/2012

last visited: 10/7/2012

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WW105.4 km

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CastlesNeath Castle

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Neath Castle was one of the minor Norman castles in the lordship of Glamorgan. To log this way mark take a photo of yourself with the castle in the background. There is a gate to enter the main area of the castle but this is sometimes locked You can view the castle from the road if the gates are locked nearby parking is also available

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kawaherp

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/7/2010

last visited: 1/22/2011

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