Archive for the tag 'Wigmore Castle'

Wigmore was one of many castles built close to the England–Wales border after the Norman Conquest. Founded in 1067 by William Fitz Osbern, it was a major centre of power for over 500 years, and played host to several kings and queens. It was held by the Mortimer family from about 1075 to 1425, when [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 20th 2021

We packed and loaded the car before breakfast so that there was no need for us to go back to our room; we could just check out and set off to our chosen destination, Wigmore Castle. You may note the continuing War of the Roses theme.
We parked in Wigmore village and walked past the Parish [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 11th 2021