Category Archives: Castles


Ashford Castle An Ancient Castle In Lough Corrib, Ireland

Ashford Castle has a long drawn history, for groping its details you will have to go back to several centuries’ right up to 1200. It is located about 45 miles north of Gal way on the west coast of Ireland. It is positioned on an isthmus stuck between Lough Corrib and Lough Mask and is surrounded by 350 acres of parkland.  The entrance to the forte, you will find a stone bridge protected by turrets at either side. The forte is of grey stone structure and is a combination of a Norman castle and French chateau, all completely renovated. Its formal and walled gardens extended out towards the loughs on either side. Continue reading


Buckingham Palace The London Residence

We believe, our reader must be aware of with the word Buckingham Palace. Today we will try to take you around of palace with a view to making well-informed with the facts. It is nothing but an official London residence and principal workplace of the monarchy of the whole United Kingdom. Buckingham Palace is located somewhere in the city of Westminster. It is believed this Palace was constructed and opened some time back in the year 1703; it has five floors, 775 rooms. These include 19 staterooms, 52 Royal and guest bedrooms, altogether 188 bedrooms for staff, out of which 99 bedrooms are allocated to an officer and 78 bathrooms. Continue reading


Amberley Castle, West Sussex

Amberley Castle is in a small village in West Sussex in the South East of England; it is located somewhere near the town of Arundel. The area is full building and high rise castle of 12 century or later. The architecture is of the unique nature with full of stonework, high rise curtain walls, tower, together with high rise main gateway, giving a fortress look. If you happened to be there, you will definitely feel amazing; feel more secure from your enemy in case you have. It gives you reminiscence of old emperor days which they used to construct for their safety and secure. Continue reading