Greatest Medieval Castles
Britain & Ireland

There are hundreds of medieval castles in Britain and Ireland and to choose any above the rest is not easy. After all, what makes a castle great? Its history perhaps or its architecture, its setting or just its sheer popularity? There's no clear answer, just opinion. For the benefit of our readers we have listed what, in our opinion, are the best medieval castles in Britain.

alnwick castle where harry potter was filmedAlnwick Castle
Bamburgh Castle
Berkeley Castle
Blair Castle
Bodiam Castle
Bolsover Castle
Brougham Castle
Caerlaverock Castle
Caernarvon Castle
Caludon Castle
Carlisle Castle
Chillingham Castle
Conisbrough Castle
Conway Castle
Culzean Castle
Dover Castle
bamburgh castleDublin Castle
Edinburgh Castle
Eilean Donan Castle
Glamis Castle
Hedingham Castle
Hever Castle
Holyrood Palace
Inverary Castle
Inverness Castle
Leeds Castle
Lincoln Castle
Lindisfarne Castle
Pembroke Castle
Pontefract Castle
Raby Castle
caerlaverock castle scotlandRaglan Castle
Rochester Castle
Scarborough Castle
Skipton Castle
Stirling Castle
Sudeley Castle
Threave Castle
Tower Of London
Urquhart Castle
Warkworth Castle
Warwick Castle
Windsor Castle