AA Best of Britain's Castles: 100 of the Most Impressive Historic Sites in Britain by AA Publishing
Britain's heritage of castle building through the ages is uniquely rich and absorbing, their picturesque ruins provide important clues to the past. This attractively illustrated book is organised alphabetically and tells the stories of 100 of the most spectacular castles all over the country both inhabited and deserted. Inside you'll find plenty of information about the history, architecture and occupants of each castle as well as ideas for walks and activities around and within the grounds. The essential companion for anyone who just can't resist a good castle; Superb, souvenir-style photography and illustrations capture the essence of the subject; Helpful locator map at the front of the book provides the location of all of the castles; Contact details to help plan your visits. The experts from the AA have selected 100 castles to visit so that you can enjoy the best of Britain's heritage; Contains four superb photographic features: Unmapped walk to Carisbrooke Castle, Siege and Strife, Caste Interiors, Unmapped walk to Warwick Castle.