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Edward and Alexandra's second son, later King George V, was born at Marlborough House in 1865. In 1936 it became the London residence of his widow, the queen dowager, Mary of Teck. She survived him by 17 years, and after her death in 1953, it was donated by Queen Elizabeth II for use by the Commonwealth Secretariat, which continues to use it today.

Abbotsford -- the home of Sir Walter Scott in Melrose, Scotland

Amazing Snaps: Orava Castle, Slovakia !!!!!

Yvelines, France, Castle

Culzean Castle Culzean is one of Scotland’s best loved Castles, offering something for everyone to enjoy. Situated on the South Ayrshire coast, Culzean Castle is located 4 miles west of Maybole. The castle was built between 1777 and 1792 on the rocky promontory offering magnificent views. Today it features around 600 acres of interesting landscape with a beautiful park, lush forests and gardens with exotic palms. Culzean Castle is the most visited property of the National Trust for Scotland.

It could be Rapunzel's Tower......... but Broadway Tower is a folley built at top of the 2nd highest point along the Cotswold escarpment. The height of the escarpment here is 1024 feet (312m). Since ancient times this has been a fort and signalling point. Broadway Tower was erected in 1799, by George William, 6th Earl of Coventry

Burg Eltz Castle overlooking the Moselle River between Koblenz and Trier, Germany