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Tamworth Castle

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

The Holloway, Tamworth, B79 7LR


Tamworth Castle - Reviews from across the web

Tamworth Borough Council
Tamworth Castle is the number one heritage attraction located in the town centre of Tamworth. Six wealthy and influential families have owned the castle over the centuries. The medieval motte and bailey castle has welcomed a number of...

CastleXplorer - Tamworth Castle
The castle has had many owners and was altered many times over the centuries. The oldest surviving section within the Shell-Keep, is the north wing with its 13th century arched doorway, and there are examples of different periods of building through to the late 18th century. The most impressive room...

Tamworth Castle - 24 Hour Museum - official guide to UK museums, galleries, exhibitions and heritage
Dramatic Norman motte and bailey castle with later additions/intact apartments from Medieval to Victorian times. 15 rooms in all. Once the home of the King’s Royal Champions, it is reputedly haunted by the White and Black Lady ghosts. Quizzes, dressing up and brass rubbing make it a great famil...

A TourUK guide to Tamworth Castle in Staffordshire
The Moat House, located within the grounds of Tamworth Castle, was built in 1572 by William Comberford as a family home.  When King James I stayed at Tamworth Castle in 1619, his son (later  Charles I) stayed at the Moat House.   In 1815 the property became a lunatic asylum.  Today the Moat House is...

Tamworth Castle
Billed as one of England's great little castle it is a small neat little castle. Many of its 15 rooms are fully furnished and it has a very fascinating lifelike animated model. It has a permanent exhibition called the Tamworth Story which tells the towns story from Ro...

UKTV History: Britain's Best: Tamworth Castle
Why I nominated this site: Tamworth's sandstone walls and superb herringbone wall - all that survives of the 'curtain wall' of the bailey - are believed to date from the 1180s. They replaced a pallisade and wooden tower, built on the present artificial motte or mound shortly after the Norman Conques...

Tamworth Castle-History and Ghosts
For the first time ever I felt as though I wasn't supposed to be in the building . Ann then ran out the front door and straight into the engineer. The engineer was startled to see me and what he told me sent a further shiver down my spine . Though he was expecting to be met by someone, he was shocke...

Tamworth Castle - My Lovely Blogaki - by Kayoko
The visit of the castle was enjoyable, but the preblem occured when I tried to return. Evidently for no reason, the train I had to take did not pass or did not stop at Tamworth, and I, with 5 or 6 people who were waiting for the same train, had to wait next train for an hour. British train is really...

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