A tour of Okehampton Castle, Devon

Okehampton has the distinction of being the largest castle in Devon and there is plenty to explore onsite.¬†Before proceeding on our tour, I will begin with a brief overview of its history. Okehampton was founded in the late eleventh century after the Norman Conquest by Baldwin de Brionne as a motte and bailey castle withContinue reading “A tour of Okehampton Castle, Devon”

A tour of Denbigh Castle, Denbighshire

Denbigh Castle is without a doubt the finest magnate castle in north Wales and well worth a visit. It is situated in a prominent position overlooking the surrounding town and, despite its ruined state, still has an impressive appearance. Its highlights include¬†the splendid triple-towered Great Gatehouse and Great Kitchen Tower. Before taking you on aContinue reading “A tour of Denbigh Castle, Denbighshire”