English Castles Photo Gallery

Acton Burnell Castle - Bolingbroke Castle


One of the things I enjoy most about travelling around the UK is the chance to explore medieval castles. Here are photos of some of my favourite English castles, from the famous to a few unknown gems. These photos are only of places I have managed to get to so far, so there are no doubt some pretty famous castles missing from the gallery!

You can also browse our gazetteer of Castles in England or look county by county. If you fancy a stay in historic surroundings you can also find an English castle hotel.

Just for fun, here are my top five picks as the most scenic castles in England.

English Castles Photo Gallery, Acton Burnell Castle

Acton Burnell Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Appleby Castle

Appleby Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Aydon Castle

Aydon Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Baconsthorpe Castle

Baconsthorpe Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Barnard Castle

Barnard Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Belsay Castle

Belsay Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Bodiam Castle

Bodiam Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Bolingbroke Castle

Bolingbroke Castle

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