Currently streaming on Netflix, Secrets of Great British Castles is sitting in ‘My List’ to watch. A documentary series presented by Dan Jones, it explores the history of some of the most iconic castles from medieval England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. The show has two seasons.
The first season covers the following castles:
- Dover Castle
- The Tower of London
- Warwick Castle
- Caernarfon Castle
- Stirling Castle
- Carrickfergus Castle
The second season explores:
- Edinburgh Castle
- Cardiff Castle
- York Castle
- Lancaster Castle
- Leeds Castle
- Arundel Castle
For reading on medieval castles, I have a few recommendations sitting on my bookshelf.
- The Historical Atlas of Knights and Castles by Dr. Ian Barnes
- Castles of Europe by William Anderson
- The Medieval Fortress: Castles, Forts and Walled Cities of the Middle Ages by J.E. Kaufmann && H.W Kaufmann
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