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Local Directory > What to See > Castles

Any distances shown are approximate miles from Church Stretton Town Centre.


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Acton Burnell Castle (8 miles)

 
The red sandstone shell of a semi-fortified tower house, built between 1284-93 by Bishop Burnell, Edward I's Lord Chancellor. Parliaments were held here twice, in 1283 and 1285
 

Caus Castle & Hill Fort (18 miles)

 

Caus Castle is a hill fort and medieval castle in the civil parish of Westbury in the English county of Shropshire.  It is situated up on the eastern foothills of the Long Mountains gurarding the route from Shrewsbury, Shropshire to Montgomery, Powys on the border between England and Wales.

 

Chirk Castle (36 miles)

 

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Completed in 1310, Chirk is the last Welsh castle from the reign of Edward I that's still lived in today. Features from its 700 years include the medieval tower and dungeon, 17th-century Long Gallery, grand 18th-century state apartments, servants' hall and historic laundry.

 

Hawkstone Park and Follies (26 miles)

 
Hawkstone Historic Park & Follies is a unique place located on the A49 a few miles north of Shrewsbury. Created in the 18th Century by the Hill family (Sir Rowland and his son Richard), Hawkstone became one of the greatest historic parklands in Europe.
Tel: 01948 841700
 

Powis Castle (26 miles)

 

Medieval castle rising dramatically above the celebrated garden

The world-famous garden, overhung with clipped yews, shelters rare and tender plants. Laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles, it retains its original lead statues and an orangery on the terraces. High on a rock above the terraces, the castle, originally built circa 1200, began life as a medieval fortress.

 

Stokesay Castle (8 miles)

 
The delightful Stokesay Castle just south of Craven Arms is a must for everyone, for nobody could fail to be impressed by the charm and atmosphere of...