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  • It's really hard not to fall in love with castles.

  • The views, you can stand there and you can watch them for hours.

  • Iconic things like the arrow slits in the walls, are things we always associate with castles.

  • I like the cannons.

  • Cannons!

  • Bang! Boom!

  • Blow down the walls!

  • Castles are places where some of the most important historical events in our country's history took place.

  • Love their power, their status, the people they have had living within them.

  • Brings history to life again.

  • This has been here for hundreds of years, imagine what these walls could tell you if only they could speak.

  • No castle is the same, every castle you go to has its own unique attributes.

  • There's always an activity on.

  • One of our particular favourites is the Joust. It's absolutely thrilling.

  • It's something that you remember for a long time.

  • There's lots of space to play.

  • It's a great day out for the family and a chance to learn something about our history at the same time.

  • There's nothing quite like unlocking the gate in the morning walking up and thinking wow I work in a castle.

  • Castles are inspiring places with amazing stories to tell,

  • but they need constant attention, if we're to make sure that they're going to remain standing tall for future generations.

  • As a charity, English Heritage relies on public support to carry out important conservation work,

  • so we can preserve our castles and their stories for generations to come.

  • If you love castles as we do then take your place in England's story by helping to give the nations heritage a future.

  • Donate today

It's really hard not to fall in love with castles.

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    Summer posted on 2021/01/18
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