English Castles Photo Gallery

Orford Castle - Sissinghurst 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, Orford Castle

Orford Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Oxford Castle

Oxford Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Pendragon Castle

Pendragon Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Pickering Castle

Pickering Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Preston Tower

Preston Tower

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Scotney Castle

Scotney Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne Old Castle

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Sheriff Hutton Castle

Sheriff Hutton Castle

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The George At Nunney

The George At Nunney
Nunney, Somerset

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The George at Nunney has nine guest rooms, including the romantic four-poster Trafalgar Suite. Rated 3*** by the English Tourism Council, this is the ideal bed and breakfast hotel near Longleat Safari Park, Bath and Frome for exploring the West Country. more >>

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Tregadjack Barn, Helston

Tregadjack Barn

Situated in a very private, tranquil setting of 20 acres near Sitney, Helston, this is an enchanting granite property, elegantly furnished with antiques. Nearby is the pretty harbour of Porthleven …
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An Drowes, Newquay

An Drowes


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