Whittington Castle (Shropshire) Reviews
Description:Whittington Castle is very impressive and picturesque, situated in the heart of Whittington village. Although little ... more
Whittington Castle (Shropshire) ... remains today of Whittington Castle to suggest the glory of its magnificent hay-day, the gatehouse towers are still standing, reflected in the clear water of the moat, home to a small community of swans and ducks.
Newest Review: ... ruins of Whittington Castle, a castle steeped in much history, tales of bitter border warfare, romance and legend. The Castle is the strikingly beautiful remains of a 12th century fortress and presently the subject of a unique project by the local community who, concerned about the future of the castle, set up a Charitable Trust in 1998 to purchase the site. The only arrangement of its type ... more
Customer Whittington Castle (Shropshire) Reviews (1)
by - written on 19/05/02, updated on 19/05/02 (Very useful, 215 readings)
It always amazes me that some of the most fervent nationalists live on the borders of countries. This is particularly true about the area I live in. I was born near Oswestry just over the border from Wales and yet a very Welsh town and now live close to Wrexham in Wales which is very anglicised. My birthplace and current home are both within spitting distance of the border and yet loyalties can be very polarized, particularly where football and rugby are concerned. I choose to sit on the fence so to speak, this way I have two bites of the cherry where most things are concerned and find no difficulty in supporting England or Wales or singing the praises ... Read the complete review
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