Castles of Cumbria

By Pete | @kingpetey | 26 Oct 2011

This blog post on Castles of Cumbria has been sponsored by Temple Sowerby Hotel

Last weekend I visited a number of castles in Cumbria, here are the best of my photos.

Pendragon Castle

Privately owned with just a small sign identifying the castle.

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Brough Castle

Free entry and open to the public.

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Appleby Castle

Appleby castle has been closed to the public since 2004, this is as close as I could get.

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Brougham Castle

Owned by English Heritage and open to the public.

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Penrith Castle

Located in the centre of the town and open to the public.

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Lowther Castle

Lowther Castle is currently being renovated, it is open to the public to see the development work.

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Dacre Castle

Dacre castle is still lived in today, it is not open to the public.

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View the complete set on Flickr.

For a great place to stay only a short distance from all these castles visit Temple Sowerby Hotel.