Medieval Castles

Medieval castles were fortified homes built by the nobility or royalty and by military orders in order to control the surrounding land. Castles set the stage for war, political stand-offs and family feuds. Whether you’re planning a visit to a British castle or are just interested in their story, in this section you will find a list including some of the best medieval castles of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Castles of England

Castles of Scotland

Castles of Wales

Castles of Northern Ireland

Books about Medieval Castles & Medieval Life