Must See Castles in Wales

Castles were introduced to the United Kingdom c.1066 CE when the Normans invaded. Although few castles had been built before this time, it was not until the Normans that the motte and bailey, and ringworks castles were built in large numbers. These played an important role in military, economic and social control.

Roman Forts in the UK

  Roman Forts were used as a defensive military strategy. The plan made it easy for soldiers to have access to surrounding walls quickly. A large ditch was built around the outside. The dirt removed from the ditch would create a rampart and a wall was built on top of that. If you like it,…

Roman Amphitheatres in the UK

  When people think of great Roman amphitheaters, they tend to think of the Colosseum; the most well-known and world-renowned of them all. The truth is that more Roman Amphitheaters exist including many outside of Italy including France, Greece, northern Africa and England. Amphitheaters were large outdoor entertainment venues built by the Ancient Romans to…