History Facts

How to Celebrate Easter: Medieval Style!

Happy Easter everyone! With it being the Easter weekend, I thought it would be a good idea to delve into our modern traditions, and see why today is so special. A lot will know that today is one of the most important days in the Christian tradition, if things were normal (e.g. no more social… Continue reading How to Celebrate Easter: Medieval Style!

Guest Posts · History Facts

Did They Enjoy Coffee in Castles? A Guide to the History of Coffee in the UK

Morning all! This is a guest post about the history behind coffee! This was an absolutely great idea and I really enjoyed reading this post. I'm sorry to say that I don't know a lot about coffee, so I definitely learned a thing or two - absolutely fascinating! Hope you all enjoy! This is a… Continue reading Did They Enjoy Coffee in Castles? A Guide to the History of Coffee in the UK

Castles · History Facts

Castle Facts: Why Do Castles Have Turrets?

Castle turrets have always been a thing of interest to me - they are the things that can make a castle stand out, provide it with extra fortification and let you have incredible views once you manage to walk up the many steps to the top of one. A random obsession really, but an obsession… Continue reading Castle Facts: Why Do Castles Have Turrets?