Castle watch

This page will follow my explorations around Britain and other locations to find castles and hillforts to enjoy.

Conway Castle

As you approach the Town of Conway in North Wales, you will no doubt be impressed by the imposing fortress that dominates the town and the connected town wall. Much in the manner of nearby Caernarfon, another fortified town in the ring of steel imposed by Edward I. This however boasts a very complete town […]

Castle watch :If walls could talk.

I have often thought that cities are great places to have nothing to do. So while accompanying my good lady to a work conference i was able to just amble round London for the day. I opted to visit one of the most famous castles in the country, The Tower of London. This building has […]

Castle watch. Harlech castle

Today I have mostly been…. Driving round Wales seeking castles from land and aerial views. I thought it would be nice to share with the group. First stop was Caernarfon airport where a helicopter awaited for a flight around the Menai straits. Looking at castles from above always helps to appreciate the majestic dominance they […]

The update, Caernarfon castle and Thor’s cave

This month had been rather slow on the saga front I must confess. Following the successful event that Joe ran at the start of the month, I’ve been touring some of the local(ish) venues for various games including Asgard in Walsall to which I was very impressed with. Here some of the former warlords of […]

Mam Tor

I decided to go out for a walk to Castleton just a short drive into the Peak District. A place called Mam tor also known as mother hill as it keeps having landslide children (mini hills) one of which took out the main road in the 70’s. It is also the site of a hill […]

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