Tag: Castle

  • The Pot Plant

    The Pot Plant

    This tall green plant, sitting happily in its own copper pot lives on a plinth beneath a high window in Castle Drogo, the last castle built in Britain.

  • Castle Stone

    Castle Stone

    This is a small section of the last castle to be built in England; Castle Drogo.

  • Slains Castle

    Slains Castle

    This ruined Aberdeenshire castle overlooks the North Sea. The main part of the castle was built over 500 years ago, though it’s deterioration into a ruin only really start in the 1920s, when the roof was removed for tax purposes. There was a plan to restore the castle, but this has been on hold for…

  • Eilean Donan -Ripples

    Eilean Donan -Ripples

    The ripples on the water here look very computer generated and unrealistic, yet they are entirely as captured in the camera.

  • The Ruined Castle

    The Ruined Castle

    Corfe Castle has a long and thrilling history, from its initial construction under the orders of William the Conqueror (roughly a thousand years ago), through various rebuilds and extensions in the 12th and 13th centuries, to being one of the last royal strongholds during the Civil War (in the 17th century). At the end of…

  • Nunney Stone

    Nunney Stone

    Here’s a rather abstract view from the inside of Nunney Castle. The castle was attacked during the Civil War, and partly destroyed.

  • The Green Castle

    The Green Castle

    This is Inverary Castle, built upon the shores of Loch Fyne, the longest sea loch in Scotland.

  • Windsor Castle

    Windsor Castle

    This shot of Windsor Castle was taken a few years ago… from the water.

  • The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

    The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

    This old castle stands on the peak of Holy Island, a small island off the North-East coast of England. The first records of this place come from the 6th Century AD, although the small castle shown in this photograph was built around 1550.