Cherven Towns was a fortified settlement located on the frontier between Lesser Poland and Rus (Ruthenia). Fought over since at least the late 10thcentury, archaeological explorations of the region was hampered by the two world wars. Only recently a more scientific exploration has been undertaken.
Links to the legends of Tristan and Yseult and not Arthur may have been the reason Richard I chose to built a castle there in 1225
Mingary Castle in the peninsula of the Ardnamurchan has been called the most intact thirteenth century castle in Scotland. After full restoration, the castle now offers a luxurious stay for select groups of up to ten people.
The Castle of Couzan is a ruined castle near Lyon. This summer you have the chance to help excavate the site and learn some new skills as an archaeologist
Castle for Sale: In need of a handy-man, the Château de l’Herm located in Dordogne hasn’t been inhabited since 1605. A veritable, but charming ruin
Dreaming of waking along the ramparts of a massive castle from the 11th century with a view of Donau? Now the time has come
Now is the time to live on the top of the entrails of Richard the Lionheart. The Chateau de Montbrun, where he died in 1179, in Haute Vienne is for sale
Woodcroft castle is a very early moated castle built in the time of Edward the I around 1280. It is now up for sale.
Situated in an odd corner of suburban Paris, this castle is seldom on the itinerary of the cultural tourist. After an extensive renovation ending in 2010, in It deserves a visit.
Enniskillen Castle is to be transformed into a world class heritage attraction, thanks to a £2.37million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund
New book tells the full story of the Viking-Age Settlement and Fortress at Aggersborg in Northern Jutland from the reign of Harold Bluetooth Between 1945 – 52 the National Museum of Denmark carried extensive excavations out at Aggersborg, the largest of the Viking Ring fortresses. Later other explorations were carried out. Unfortunately the reports were …
Capestang is a sleepy village not far from Narbonne in Southern France. In the Middle Ages it belonged to the Archbishops in Narbonne.
The Ring Fortresses along the Dutch Coast in Holland have recently been reinterpreted as likely Viking base-camps from the 9th century
Pontefract Castle secures Heritage Lottery Fund investment of over £3million
Medieval Kilmartin Castle in Western Scotland for Sale
The medieval castle in Dornoch - turned into a hotel - is up for sale