Beeston Castle @ English Heritage

I had to reblog this because it is so beautiful and although I have never been, it is now on my wish list!


Placed in the heart of Cheshire is Beeston Castle, you travel down windy country lanes to reach the entrance. As you drive toward the castle you can just see it peeking over the face of the craggy hills.

Boasting spectacular views, Beeston is one of the most dramatically sited medieval castles in England. Many castles are built on rocky hills, but Beeston takes this to an extreme: the heart of the castle is situated on a huge crag of sandstone that offers breathtaking vistas.

Beeston Castle is thought to be one of the most dramatic ruins in the English landscape. On a clear day, you can see all the way from the Pennines to the Welsh mountains.

We went for a visit now some of the English Heritage sites have reopened, and what a day it was. Glorious sunshine, amazing weather, and cows watching us having a picnic… what more…

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