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One hundred years after guns on the White Cliffs first successfully repelled a German Zeppelin raid, Dover Castle will once again resound to artillery fire following the restoration by English Heritage of a rare anti-aircraft gun used in the First World War, thanks to a grant of £272,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
After a nationwide search involving hundreds of applicants, English Heritage has today appointed a CEO with a difference to help make the wishes of thousands of children come true this summer.
A new exhibition at Tintagel Castle in Cornwall takes a fresh look at how fact and fiction have contributed to the history of this iconic landmark. The English Heritage exhibition explores the origins of Tintagel’s links to the Arthurian legend, and how this inspired Richard, Earl of Cornwall, to build a castle on the rugged coastal spot in the 13th century.