Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Wordless Wednesday ~ 18: Explore

Carisbrook Castle

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  1. this photo is absolutely gorgeous! xx

  2. John | Daily Photo14 April 2010 at 06:40

    Somehow we never managed to visit Carisbrook Castle despite the fact we both put it on our list of things to do :-(

    It looks great. I love exploring ruins.

  3. I love it, it would be great to take a walk and explore that place!

  4. Decisions decisions ... stairs or wall ...

  5. Wall walks are my favourite! So awesome :-) Is this on IoW?

  6. I have always wanted to go exploring in and around a real castle. Thanks for showing me some of what I have been missing! (LOL?)

  7. What a beautiful picture! Is it a Roman wall? or medieval?

  8. Wow, that's an incredible picture of an incredible place! I would so love to be there and explore! GREAT PHOTO! (is it Carisbrook Castle? If so, I'll put it on my travel list!)

  9. That's like a mini Great Wall of China! How cool :)

  10. Love, love, love this capture Emm. So much history in the wall and the landscape.

  11. I love exploring places like this!

  12. Gorgeous. How I would love to gallop a horse across that land.

  13. @ Laura: Thnak you! I turned around and saw that view and thought "Wordless Wednesday"!

    @ John: Good guess about it being Carisbrook! I love exploring ruins too.

    @ Fullet: It was great! We had a load of fun.

    @ Mum: No, no decisions required as we explored the whole castle in the end!!

    @ JaPRA: Yes! It was Carisbrook Castle!

    @ FishHawk: Awww, and I have been to four castles in my time in the UK. I love them!

    @ Travelling Rants: Thank you! I found you on Twitter!

    @ Kathy: It is medieval. It was built in about 1100 and they kept extending it for about another 500 years.

    @ Erin: yes, it is Carisbrook on Isle of Wight and definitely worth a visit.

    @ Jen: Thank you! I liked this particular photo too.

    @ Ivanhoe: Ha! It was only short though as it went around the castle.

    @ The Ancient Digger: It was indeed full of history! Charles I was kept there for over a year in the time leading up to his execution and his daughter died there!

    @ Claire: me too!

    @ Jayne: Ha! You'd love Isle of Wight then as it is full of open spaces to ride on!


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