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Penrhyn Castle is a country house in North Wales, in the form of a Norman castle. It was originally a medieval fortified manor house, founded by Ednyfed Fychan. In 1438, Ioan ap Gruffudd was granted a licence to crenellate and he founded the stone castle and added a tower house. Samuel Wyatt reconstructed the property in the 1780s.

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Skipton Castle, Skipton, North Yorkshire, England. One of the best completed and preserved castles in England.

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Conwy Castle, Wales, is one of the most prominent fortresses built by Edward I in the 13th century. It is one of the key castles of the king's "iron ring" of fortresses constructed in Wales. The stronghold was quite an expensive undertaking - it is estimated that Edward spent £15,000 (£162 million in 2009) on the construction, which makes it the most costly castle in the Welsh history. Today Conwy is declared a World Heritage Site.

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Scrabo Tower is one of Northern Ireland's best known landmarks. Overlooking Strangford Lough and the whole of North Down, the Tower provides visitors with some of the finest views in the country

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Blakeney Harbour Blakeney is a beautiful village on the Norfolk coast. It became a fishing port after it was founded in 1240 but today relies on us tourists. Blakeney Point is where you'll find Blakeney National Nature Reserve (National Trust) & it is home to a variety of birds & plants.

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