The UK: a country of kings and queens, knights and castles. It is certainly one country that is well known for its ruins and rich history. It has plenty of historical houses, stunning villages and impressive bridges (such as Swarkestone Bridge - I just love it for some reason) and iconic cathedrals. But there’s also… Continue reading 5 Most Beautiful Medieval Abbeys in the UK to Visit!
Built: Between 1165 and 1173 Location: Orford, Suffolk, England History: The castle came to a total of £1,413 to build. Once built, Orford remained an important royal castle for the next 150 years. Orford castle first introduced curtain walls with flanking towers - this was highly significant in encouraging the development of this type of fortification in the… Continue reading Orford Castle