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The United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (usually shortened to the United Kingdom, the UK, or Britain) is a country and sovereign state that is situated in north -west Europe. Its territory and population are primarily situated on the island of Great Britain and in Northern Ireland on the island of Ireland, as well as numerous smaller islands in the surrounding seas. The United Kingdom is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, and its ancillary bodies of water, including the North Sea, the English Channel, the Celtic Sea, and the Irish Sea. The United Kingdom is a political union made up of four constituent countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The United Kingdom also has several overseas territories, including Bermuda, Gibraltar, Montserrat and Saint Helena among others. A constitutional monarchy, the United Kingdom is a Commonwealth Realm, sharing the same person Queen Elizabeth II with the fifteen other Realms as monarch and head of state, forming a personal union with each.
The castles of Great Britain Live in the fairytale ! Great Britain is blessed with many castles, often in stunning locations, all full of history. Great Britain is blessed with many castles, often in stunning locations, all full of history.
Amberley Castle Hidden away for 900 years near the picturesque village of Amberley in the chalk South Downs, Amberley Castle is a magnificent historical treasure that offers a truly unique experience. Through the Portcullis and 60 ft curtain walls you will find beautiful landscaped gardens, fine examples of medieval architecture and an unrivalled atmosphere of peace and tranquility. Abbeyglen Castle On the Sky Road ascending from Clifden, make a swift descent towards the sea to find yourself in the pleasant gardens of the Abbeyglen Castle. Abbeyglen Castle is the ideal base for touring Connemara, one of the loveliest parts of Ireland blessed with a natural beauty. Kilkea Castle Built in 1180 by Hugh De Lacy and steeped in history and tradition, this is the oldest inhabited castle in Ireland. Kilkea Castle offers a mix of ancient and modern.
Bovey Castle Bovey Castle is situated in the Dartmoor National Park and offers a wide range of activities both on and off site.
Peckforton Castle Peckforton Castle is the only intact medieval style castle left in the UK. Built on its own craggy hill the castle boasts splendor and architectural beauty. The Tower rooms offer a fantastic views across the Cheshire plains and is perfectly located to the historic city of Chester, Chester race course, 12th Century Beeston Castle, Candle factory workshops, sandstone trails and much more. Peckforton offers it's self to the perfect country break.
Shieldhill Castle Shieldhill is a castle-type house, parts of which date back to Listed in the official book of Scottish Castles, it is set amongst the rolling hills and farmlands of South Lanarkshire and was the home of the Chancellor Family for more than 700 years. Shieldhill offers true Scottish hospitality, combining the charm of it's history with the tranquility of it's surroundings. The old keep, the turreted roof and secret staircase preserve the historical atmosphere for guests who are also able to enjoy the comforts of the oak panelled lounge and blazing log fires.
The citadel The beauty and tranquility of little known Shropshire can be fully appreciated at this very unusual house. It stands in a spectacular position overlooking one of the few Grade 1 landscapes in the country. This is Hawkstone Park, becoming famous for its follies and magical walks. The Hill family were the great land-owning family of the area, Sir Rowland being the first Protestant Lord Mayor of London in the middle of the 16th century. The Citadel was built by a descendant, another Sir Rowland, for his mother and sister Jane in the 1820s. The Griffiths family have lived at the Citadel since 1957, and own the farm, some 200 acres, which surrounds the property.