Ireland is famous for many things cliffs plunging into the ocean, literature, that delicious black concoction called Guinness and of course castles. From medieval forts to elegant manor houses, Ireland counts no less than 30.000 castles in a different state of conservation, many of which open to visitors. Let us explore my Top 5 Castles to visit in Ireland.
Lake District National Park, England: Located in a region that inspired artists and writers like J.M.W. Turner, William Wordsworth, and Beatrix Potter, Lake District National Park, founded in 1951, has plunging valleys, granite boulders and 16 pretty lakes. The birthplace of British mountaineering, it is also heaven for bikers of all sorts, and for water sports enthusiasts, who can row, sail, windsurf, kayak and fish.