Polish archaeologists will be exploring Ełk Castle for the first time in ten years.
Police from Szczytno in northern Poland have arrested three males on suspicion of burglary after they broke into a medieval castle.
Wallingford Castle, which dates back to the eleventh century, will undergo preservation work starting next year. Historic England has awarded a £283,200 grant to help repair the castle, which is located in southern England.
As part of new efforts to attract visitors, Historic Environment Scotland has launched Castlefest, which will combine live performance events at historic sites along with online and virtual elements.
Caerphilly Castle, one of the major medieval castles in Wales, will undergo a £5 million development that will include an extensive programme of conservation, site access improvements, and a complete overhaul of site interpretation.
From his base in Newcastle, the wicked Sheriff of Northumberland weaved a web of power and corruption in the thirteenth century.
Can botany provide a window to our medieval past? Paper by Fiona MacGowan Given at the BSBI Irish Spring Conference, on March 27,…
In this episode of Scotichronicast, Kate Buchanan is joined by Will Wyeth to discuss Will’s journey to studying early medieval Scottish castles.
When gentleman adventurer Sir Theobald Igneous Vegas discovered the Las Vegas valley in 1893, Excalibur was there waiting for him its proud battlements and elegantly fluted towers rising out of the Mojave dust.
David C. Weinczok joins Scotichronicast to discuss David’s journey to studying and writing about medieval Scotland and hunting castles. David has visited 424…
What makes the list of the top 10 most Instagrammable castles in the world?
In this episode of Scotichronicast we turn things around a bit, as Kate Buchanan is the guest, talking about her journey to graduate school, studying medieval Scottish history, and castles and their landscapes.
There is plenty of evidence to suggest that lighter traction trebuchets were employed on the tops of certain towers in a defensive role.
An early Edo period document stipulating the Hosokawa clan code of conduct for vassals dispatched on a national project to rebuild Sunpu Castle has been discovered by Kumamoto University researchers.
The £4 million project will include vital conservation work and accessibility improvements, to the introduction of new and immersive interpretation spaces to boost the overall visitor experience.
The skyline of the English city of Norwich will have a new feature from the end of this week as the £13.5m Royal Palace Reborn project to transform Norwich Castle keep takes a major step forward with the construction of a large tower crane on the Castle’s Norman mound.
Sheffield Castle: Archaeology, Archives, Regeneration, 1927-2018, written by John Moreland, Dawn Hadley, Ashley Tuck and Mili Rajic, is available to read through Open Access.
Dating back to the 16th century, Fernie Castle is now used as a hotel and wedding venue. It also has a luxury treehouse.
The picturesque ruins of this castle was has some important medieval history behind it. The castle dates back to the 11th century, but may have existed as early as the 9th century.
Trelleborg and the other ring-castles constructed by Harald Bluetooth stand out in history as products of a developing age of state formation, and the rising importance of military power.
A unique inscription dating back to the second half of the 16th century was found on a stone in the South Tower of Cēsis Castle – uncovered during an inspecting of a set of winding stairs which had been inaccessible for centuries.
Using ground-penetrating radar (GPR), the discovery was made during exploration of the south-eastern part of the 13th-century castle’s northern ward.
Today, being the world’s only Lancelot wall paintings preserved in situ, the Siedlęcin set ranks among the most outstandingly complete and well preserved in Europe.
This week on The Medieval Podcast Danièle talks about castles: what they were like, what they were for, and where we get some of the everyday words we use to describe them.