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Giant Play Castle

Giant Play Castle

…fortress made of sturdy card – to be painted constructed and played with (lots of colourful characters included).  This substantial castle even has a real working portcullis to repel invaders!  A wonderful historical creative project which will provide hours of creative and…

£20.00

English Heritage Places Top Trumps

English Heritage Places Top Trumps

This special edition Places Top Trumps pack is filled with fun and interesting facts about English Heritage places. From Stokesay Castle to Kenwood House which has the most bedrooms or windows and which place wins the land size rating or year built?In this Tops Trumps game exclusive to English…

£6.00

Battle Castles

Battle Castles

Castles and their ruins still dominate the landscape and our imaginations and are a constant reminder to us today of a time when violence or the threat of it was the norm. Dan Snow explores in turn the world's greatest castles: Dover Castle 'the Key to England' and King John's…

£20.00

Guidebook: Bolsover Castle

Guidebook: Bolsover Castle

Perched on a ridge high above the vale Bolsover Castle is an extraordinary 17th century aristocratic retreat containing exceptional wall-paintings and interiors. The riding house is the earliest in England to survive complete.Bolsover Castle was founded in the late 11th century and seized by the…

£4.00

Guidebook: Restormel Castle

Guidebook: Restormel Castle

Restormel Castle sits high above the valley of the river Fowey in Cornwall the picturesque ruins of the keep now the only remains of a luxurious castle that once belonged to the Black Prince. The first castle on the site was probably built shortly after the Norman Conquest but the present building…

£3.00

Papo Figure - Knight in Red Armour

Papo Figure - Knight in Red Armour

The Papo Red Armoured Knight is an excellent addition to any Le Toy Van castle Siege Tower or the very popular Trebuchet Catapult. This figure is a brave knight who is ready to protect the castle from all enemies. Standing at approximately 9.5cm tall. The hand-painted highly-detailed red armoured…

£6.00

Exclusive Knight Toy Gift Box

Exclusive Knight Toy Gift Box

…box of treats perfect any child captivated by castles and knights. Presented in a smart black box the selection includes toys to spark their imaginations from a knight hand puppet – a must-have for those battle re-enactments – to a Castle Attack transfer pack which allows them to create…

£34.99

Story of Castles

Story of Castles

…is beginning to grow and helps build confidence and ability. This text concentrates on castles.Why did people need castles? What was it like to live in one? And why did castles go out of fashion? This book tells their incredible story from the first wooden tower to the crumbling ruins you see…

£5.99

2018 Castles Slim Calendar

2018 Castles Slim Calendar

…never very far from one of our castles. They come in all shapes and sizes and span the entire period of castle-building from the Norman Conquest in 1066 to early Tudor times. Our 2018 Castles Slim Calendar feature some of the most stunning castles in our care. Featuring images with…

£6.00

2018 Castles Square Calendar

2018 Castles Square Calendar

…you're never very far from one of our castles. They come in all shapes and sizes and span the entire period of castle-building from the Norman Conquest in 1066 to early Tudor times. Our 2018 Castles Square Calendar feature some of the stunning castles in our care. Featuring images with a…

£10.00

What Were Castles For?

What Were Castles For?

This series consists of simple illustrated guides to answer children's questions about history and invite comparisons with life today. This particular title deals with castles.Key Features:32 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2002

£5.99

Guidebook: Brougham and Brough Castles

Guidebook: Brougham and Brough Castles

…Anne Clifford in the 17th century that the castles enjoyed a last lease of life. During the 18th century however both castles fell into ruin.This guidebook is the first to link the two sites and includes a fascinating history of the two castles and their inhabitants. There is also a guided…

£3.00

The Castles of Henry VIII

The Castles of Henry VIII

…artillery-vulnerable medieval castle designs to the low sturdy stone fortresses inspired by European ideas. He explains the scientific care taken to select sites for these castles and the transition from medieval to modern in this last surge of English castle construction.Key Features:64…

£11.99

English Heritage Playing Cards - Castles

English Heritage Playing Cards - Castles

Make your card games more interesting with our English Heritage Castles Playing cards featuring 52 castles cared for by English Heritage. Each card features a photographic image of a different castle.Key Features:Exclusive to English HeritageStandard deck of playing cardsEach of the 52 cards shows a…

£4.50

Horrible Histories Dark Knights & Dingy Castles

Horrible Histories Dark Knights & Dingy Castles

…finger the revolting truth about a gong-farmer's job and what went on in gruesome castle garderobes? Read on and find out about dreadful dungeons cruel crusaders ghastly ghosts that haunt creepy British castles and the most famous man-in-a-can of all Saint George. History has never been so…

£7.99

See inside Noisy Castles - Usborne

See inside Noisy Castles - Usborne

…offers a humorous yet historically accurate look at life in a Thirteenth Century medieval castle. Inventive embedded flaps on each double-page spread allow children to explore the hidden world of the castle peeking inside stables tents and carriages along the way. Young readers are taken on an…

£14.99

Guidebook: Ashby de la Zouch & Kirby Muxloe Castles

Guidebook: Ashby de la Zouch & Kirby Muxloe Castles

The castles of Ashby de la Zouch and Kirby Muxloe were built by William Lord Hastings who acquired immense power and wealth in the service of King Edward IV. Muxloe was never finished after Lord Hastings’s murder in 1483. Ashby remained in use as a family seat and the remains of its…

£3.50

Megs Castle

Megs Castle

Meg Mog and Owl stay in a castle. They meet ghastly ghosts and spooky white knights fight brave battles and tuck into a big feast.The bestselling Meg and Mog stories are perfect for sharing or reading alone. Children will love exploring the bright colours sounds and shapes.About the Author Helen…

£5.99

Guidebook: Pendennis Castle and St Mawes Castle

Guidebook: Pendennis Castle and St Mawes Castle

The castles of Pendennis and St Mawes were built by King Henry VIII. They were part of a chain of coastal forts created when Spain and France threatened to invade England in the 16th century. For more than 400 years Pendennis Castle played a vital role in the defence of Cornwall seeing action during…

£4.00

Guidebook: Castle Acre Priory and Castle

Guidebook: Castle Acre Priory and Castle

…sights. It has a castle with some of the most spectacular earthworks in England and one of the most picturesque and best-preserved monastic sites in the country. This new guidebook to Castle Acre Priory and Castle contains a richly illustrated tour and history of priory castle and settlement…

£3.50

Guidebook: Peveril Castle

Guidebook: Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle is among the most dramatically sited Norman castles in England. Begun soon after 1066 by William Peveril one of William the Conqueror's knights the castle came into royal hands in 1155 and was much strengthened by King Henry II. This guidebook explores the remains of the castle

£3.50

Tintagel Castle Stamp Collection

Tintagel Castle Stamp Collection

Part of our exclusive range of English Heritage Stamps these stamps highlight some our famous properties throughout England. Our stamps make a great souvenir and can also be used to send postcards overseas from the UK see details below:Destination: Worldwide excluding UK and Channel Islands…

£6.25

Guidebook: Deal Castle

Guidebook: Deal Castle

Deal Castle was one of a chain of coastal artillery forts built by Henry VIII to protect England against the threat of invasion by Spain and France. Along with Walmer and Sandown Castles it was designed to defend an important anchorage off the Kent coast known as 'the Downs'. Its flower-like…

£3.00

Beeston Castle Stamp Collection

Beeston Castle Stamp Collection

…stamps highlight some our famous properties throughout England. This set shows the wonderful views of Beeston Castle and Woodland Park one of the most dramatically sited medieval castles in England. Our stamps make a great souvenir and can also be used to send postcards overseas from the UK see…

£6.25

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