Castle Secrets & Legends

Castle Secrets & Legends Travel Guide

On a rocky outcrop in central Germany stands the forbidding ruins of a monstrous castle where a scientist conducted a series of sinister experiments. Hidden within one of England's most famous country manors ...

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Berkeley Springs Castle

Also known as the Samuel Taylor Suit Cottage, Berkley Castle once saw many extravagant parties. Now a National Historic Site, rumors abound that the castle is haunted by numerous spirits.

276 Cacapon Rd
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411

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Castle Frankenstein

The origins of one of the most famous horror stories of all time can be traced here. Take one of the many tours or get a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant that serves authentic German cuisine.

64367 Mühltal, Germany

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Chateau de Miolans

The Chateau de Moilans, in the South of France, seems to be impenetrable with its double moat and thick walls. This prison and fortress once held the literary giant, Marquis de Sade.

73250 St Pierre Albigny

Cliveden House

Once the location of Britain’s most elite parties, Cliveden House is now a luxury hotel with chic restaurants and even a top-of-the-line spa.

Cliveden Rd
Taplow, Maidenhead
Berkshire SL6 0JA
United Kingdom

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Colditz Castle

High on a hilltop in central Germany stands the massive white-washed edifice of Colditz Castle, located not far from Dresden and haunted by its Nazi history.

Schloßgasse 1, 04680
Colditz, Germany

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Cromer Hall

For generations, the area of England where Cromer Hall is located has been rumored to be haunted by a ferocious wild dog. This piece of folklore inspired Doyle to write The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Hall Rd, Cromer, Norwich, Norfolk NR11, United Kingdom

Danesfield House

The former country house and wartime military base has found another life as a luxury hotel and spa, complete with a pool, first-class dining and an unparalleled garden.

Henley Rd, Marlow-On-Thames, Buckinghamshire SL7 2EY, United Kingdom

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Edinburgh Castle

Head to Scotland’s capital city, for a tour of the ancient castle. See the stained glass windows in the Great Hall, which was completed in 1511 and is renowned for its Hammerbeam roof.

Castlehill, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 2NG, United Kingdom


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