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Los mejores castillos en Reino Unido

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Un castillo siempre hace una Ruta un poco más especial, tanto si te lo encuentras por sorpresa durante una caminata como si planeas una visita guiada. Para que incluyas un poco de historia en tu próxima aventura, hemos seleccionado los mejores 20 castillos que hay en Reino Unido. Solo tienes que elegir tu favorito.

Los 20 mejores castillos

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    Tynemouth Castle

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    Dating back 2,000 years, Tynemouth Castle was once one of the largest fortified areas in England. Perched atop a hillside overlooking the North Sea and River Tyne, the castle has stunning panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

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    Windsor Castle

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    Perhaps the most famous castle in the UK, Windsor Castle is known for its ties to the royal family and its stunning architecture.

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    Kenilworth Castle

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    Kenilworth Castle was constructed from Norman through to Tudor times. It has been described by architectural historian Anthony Emery as "the finest surviving example of a semi-royal palace of the …

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    Wray Castle

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    A National Trust property that's open for visitors from late March to late October, Wray Castle is a stunning Victorian house built in 1840. A bit of a strange sight …

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    Bodiam Castle

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    The picturesque 14th century castle is a popular tourist attraction and site of several seasonal events throughout the year. Everything you need to know from opening hours to prices are found here: nationaltrust.org.uk/bodiam-castle

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    Warkworth Castle

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    Lying atop a steep hilltop above the river Croquet, Warkworth Castle is an impressive fortress with towered walls that remain largely intact. Built in the 12th century, the castle had …

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    Tintagel Castle

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    The medieval fortification has been linked to Arthurian legends since Geoffrey of Monmouth mentioned it as the place of Arthur's conception. Best viewed on sunny days it offers breathtaking views …

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    Inverness Castle

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    Inverness Castle overlooks the River Ness from a sandstone cliff and affords fine views over the ancient and picturesque city of Inverness. The castle’s position, bridging the mouth of the …

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    Dover Castle

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    Dover Castle has been described as the "Key to England" thanks to its historical defensive significance.

    It has been the gateway to the United Kingdom for centuries, sitting atop the …

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    Pevensey Castle

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    Built by the Romans around 290 AD, Pevensey Castle was probably part of a defensive system to protect the coast from Saxon pirates. It remained in Roman control until 1066 …

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    Corfe Castle

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    This fantastic ruin dates back to the 11th century and was built by William the Conqueror. It occupies a gap in the chalk hills and dominates the landscape. It underwent …

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    Castle Rising

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    Built around 1138 by William d'Aubigny II, Castle Rising is a beautiful ruined medieval fortification that has witnessed centuries of fascinating history: from hosting royals to functioning as a hunting …

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    Balloch Castle

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    Balloch Castle Country Park affords wonderful views over Loch Lomond. The park comprises 200 acres of semi-rural ornamental woodland, parks, gardens, meadows, and shoreline. The castle itself is closed but still a fine building to admire.

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    Castle Rock

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    Castle Rock is a volcanic plug in the middle of Edinburgh that was formed 350 million years ago. On top of the rock is Edinburgh Castle, which dates to the …

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    Bamburgh Castle

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    Bamburgh Castle is a mighty fortress that has guarded the Northumberland coastline for over 1,400 years. The Grade I-listed castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in the country. …

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    Urquhart Castle

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    Absolute, albeit overpriced highlight on Loch Ness. The complex is well maintained and a deep eye-catcher in low-hanging clouds. It is easy to imagine what it was like at the time of the building and the Middle Ages. class

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    Old Scotney Castle

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    Scotney Castle is an English country house with formal gardens south-east of Lamberhurst in the valley of the River Bewl in Kent, England. It belongs to the National Trust.

    The …

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    Norham Castle

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    On the south bank of the River Tweed amongst green meadows, lies Norham Castle. This Grade-I listed castle was built from 1099 to 1128 under Ranaulf Flambard, Bishop of Durham. …

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    Llanthony Priory

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    Fantastic scenery. Lovely old ruin.

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    Aberystwyth Castle

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    Aberystwyth’s castle may lie in ruins but they’re incredibly impressive ruins. Built in the 13th century, this castle only survived for around 400 years before it was partially demolished by …

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