Attractions for category: Castles, Churches & Cathedrals

  • Caerphilly Castle
     

    Caerphilly Castle

    Built in the 13th Century, Caerphilly Castle is a stunning feat of architecture that boasts extensive water defences. It promises to astonish, with its 30 acres earning it the title of one of the largest […]

     
     
  • Penrhyn Castle
     

    Penrhyn Castle

    Penrhyn is an impressive castle nestled between Snowdonia and the Menai Strait. Built in the 1820s, it is a relatively modern castle, though built in neo-Norman style. Built as a fantasy castle, it is undoubtedly […]

     
     
  • Conwy Castle
     

    Conwy Castle

    Conwy Castle is without a doubt one of the great medieval fortresses of Europe. Castle Conwy sits perched above the walled medieval town of Conwy. Surrounded by eight identical towers, any visitor’s impression of Conwy […]

     
     
  • Caernarfon Castle
     

    Caernarfon Castle

    Caernarfon Castle is undoubtedly one of north Wales’ most impressive structures, built as a symbol of English dominance over the Welsh. Caernarfon was built to recall the architecture of Constantinople and the imperial strength of […]

     
     
  • Cardiff Castle
     

    Cardiff Castle

    See Cardiff Castle and immerse yourself in 2,000 years of history. Explore a castle that began as a Roman garrison, transitioned into a Norman keep, and was then transformed in Victorian times to a gothic […]

     
     
  • Westminster Abbey
     

    Westminster Abbey

    Kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, priests, heroes and villains – the Abbey is a must-see living pageant of British history. Westminster Abbey is steeped in more than a thousand years of history. Benedictine monks […]

     
     
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
     

    St. Paul’s Cathedral

    St. Paul’s Cathedral in the centre of London is a world heritage site and a stunning family attraction, providing a breathtaking and invigorating family day out. A ticket to the cathedral might not bring redemption, […]

     
     
  • Threave Castle
     

    Threave Castle

    Threave Castle looms over the surrounding Scottish countryside, casting a formidable shadow – and for good reason. This Dumfries and Galloway garrison has a thrilling and bloody history. Built on an island in the River […]