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3 Beautiful English Castles to Visit – CreativCastle

Can’t get enough of beautiful castles? We have three English castles on the list that are worth seeing!

1. Raby Castle

One of the best-preserved castle’s in North East England, Lord Barnard’s home provides over 600 years of history and a glimpse of life throughout the ages. With examples of fine interiors and architecture spanning the Medieval, Victorian, Georgian and Regency periods providing a magnificent backdrop for the stunning art collection.
– from the castle’s website

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Credit: “Raby Castle (spring)” by GlenBowman – Flickr.com. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons –

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Credit:  “Raby Castle, County Durham” by Hugh Mortimer – geography.org.uk. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – 

2. Auckland Castle

Steeped in over a thousand years of history, Auckland Castle is one of the most important episcopal palaces in Europe, and the magnificent home of England’s only Prince Bishop.
– from the castle’s website

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Credit: “Auckland Castle 8” by Pit-yacker – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – 

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Credit: “Auckland Castle 6” by Pit-yacker – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – 

3. Cholmondeley Castle

The romantic gothic castle – a product of the early 19th century – stands on a high rise above a lake. The castle is surrounded by sweeping lawns and a variety of mature trees, including Cedars of Lebanon, Oak, and Chestnut. The gardens surrounding the castle provide a lovely mix of colour and height, with intriguing walks around the lake. There is a Temple Water Garden, Rose Garden, a variety of mixed borders. Plantings are planned to provide colour at all times of the year.
– from the castle’s website

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Credit: “Cholmondeley Castle” by Peter Craine. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons – 

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Credit: “Temple Gardens, Cholmondeley Castle” by Peter Craine. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons – 

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