By Topic Castles in the Best of the Web Directory

By Topic Castles

  • 3D Photos of Castles and Fortresses

    Features a selection of 2D and 3D photos of castles in Great Britain, Ireland, Finland, Germany and Denmark.

  • Castle Terminology

    Provides a glossary of medieval castle terms and features, with many linked to photographs showing that feature in real castles, mostly in Wales.

  • Castles of Britain Learning Center

    Presents a wide variety of short articles on all manner of castle related topics including castle architecture, life, sieges, dungeons, entertainment, knights and the decline of the castle.

  • Castles of the United States

    Features a state by state gallery of houses, both historic and newly built, created to look like castles.

  • DLTK: Castle Craft

    Provides printable templates and instructions for making a cardboard castle.

  • How Stuff Works: How Castles Work

    Articles explain castle history, structure, defences and construction.

  • Kids' Castle

    Allows children to explore the different parts of a virtual castle, based on Nottingham Castle, with suggested activities for them to try.

  • Secrets of Lost Empires: Medieval Siege

    Follows this TV programme's efforts to reconstruct a medieval trebuchet and also offers an expert interview about life in a castle, plus a look at medieval weaponry and a Destroy the Castle game.

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