Begun in 1225 by Earl Ranulf of Chester upon his return from the 5th Crusade. Mostly ruins, atop a high hill that provides good views of the Pennines to the northeast and the Welsh mountains to the west. Saw action in the Civil War. Chapel Lane, Beeston, Cheshire, England, CW6 9TX
The Agricola Tower is the only surviving part of the medieval Chester Castle and features a superb early 13th-century wall painting. The remainder of the castle was destroyed by a devastating fire in the late 18th century.