Castles of England and Wales as Victorians Saw Them

Before there was the motorcar, Victorians traveled to see castles by train and horse-drawn carriage.

There was no jostling for a parking space, no parking tickets or parking meters to worry about, no traffic noise. Just quiet.

It must have been quite something.

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Listen to “Fivos Valachis” as you scroll through a wonderland of castles from a bygone time.

Aberystwyth Castle, Wales
Aberystwyth Castle, Wales
Cardiff Castle, Wales
Cardiff Castle, Wales
Caernarfon Castle, Wales
Caernarfon Castle, Wales
Chepstow Castle, Wales
Chepstow Castle, Wales
Conwy Castle, Wales
Conwy Castle, Wales
Corfe Castle, Dorset, England
Corfe Castle, Dorset, England
Denbigh Castle, Wales
Denbigh Castle, Wales

Dolbadarn Castle, Llanberis, Wales
Dolbadarn Castle, Llanberis, Wales
Dover Castle, Dover, England
Dover Castle, Dover, England

Goodrich Castle, Goodrich, England
Goodrich Castle, Goodrich, England
Harlech Castle, Wales
Harlech Castle, Wales

Kenilworth Castle, Kenilworth, England
Kenilworth Castle, Kenilworth, England
Kidwelly Castle, Carmarthen, Wales
Kidwelly Castle, Carmarthen, Wales

Pembroke Castle, Wales
Pembroke Castle, Wales
Raglan Castle, England
Raglan Castle, England

Raglan Castle, England
Raglan Castle, England
Rhuddlan Castle, Rhyl, Wales
Rhuddlan Castle, Rhyl, Wales
Skipton Castle, Yorkshire, England
Skipton Castle, Yorkshire, England
Tower of London, England
Tower of London, England

Warwick Castle, England
Warwick Castle, England

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