Dunnottar Castle, Scotland~Dunnottar Castle is a ruined medieval fortress located upon a rocky headland on the north-east coast of Scotland. The surviving buildings are largely of the 15th and 16th centuries. Dunnottar is best known as the place where the Honours of Scotland, the Scottish crown jewels, were hidden from Oliver Cromwell's invading army in the 17th century.
Caerlaverock Castle, Scotland * Moated triangular castle built in the 13th century, sits on the southern coast of Scotland and built to control trade in early times. For 400 years the castle was besieged, abandoned, demolished and reconstructed, but always maintained its distinctive triangular shape. In 1640 the castle was besieged for the last time and today is in the care of Historic Scotland and a popular tourist attraction.
Satzvey Castle is a moated castle in Germany’s Rhineland region. Burg Satzvey’s history can be traced back to the 12th century when it was known only as Vey. The castle’s lineage has spread over many ancient royal families.
Ashford Castle is a medieval castle that has been expanded over the centuries and turned into a five star luxury hotel near Cong on the Mayo/Galway border in Republic of Ireland, on the shore of Lough Corrib.