7 of the most magnificent Castles in England

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We’re so used to seeing film sets, theme parks or fake dinner theatre castles, it’s easy to forget that genuinely beautiful castles exist in abundance in the real world. And England is lucky to have some of the most amazing examples.

So – here are the top 7 most magnificent Castles in England you must visit, or at least try very hard to, when you’re next on your vacation in England. It’s not a legal requirement, although I am trying to pass legislation to make that mandatory.

Over the coming weeks I’ll cover some of the most incredible castles in other parts of Britain including Scottish Castles and Castles in Wales plus another 5 more essential English castles. So many castles, so little time.

Now! Let’s lower the drawbridge, open the portcullis and CHARGE FORTH!

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Blimey! is your daily dose of British news and features for anglophiles everywhere. This article was carefully written by Tim Holt, a British actor and author based in North Carolina. He misses England very much indeed, but also loves America too. Forever torn between two magnificent slices of sod.