VIDEO: NEW BRIDGE FOR TINTAGEL

After planning permission was granted to create a dramatic footbridge spanning the gap between Tintagel Castle's mainland and island wards, we reveal what's planned and the design team tasked with creating it.

Watch our video to discover more about the project and the bridge's winning design.

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Blanche Arundel

QUEENS OF OUR CASTLES

From Blanche Arundel (pictured) who held Old Wardour Castle for six days in a siege, to the 13th-century heiress who lived in Carisbrooke Castle and owned the Isle of Wight, discover how the stories of our castles are interwoven with these of powerful women.

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Treasure Islands

The Isles of Scilly, off the south-west coast of Cornwall, are full of historic treasures, including Bronze Age tombs and hundreds of years' worth of coastal defences. We round up which of the island's sites should not be missed in our guide to the Isles.

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Henry VIII

20 Questions QUIZ

Do you know your Tudor artillery forts from your motte-and-bailey castles? This issue we're testing your knowledge of our fantastic collection of castles in our 20 questions quiz.

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THE MAY ISSUE



May Members’ Magazine

READ THE FULL MAGAZINE ONLINE

The full May 2018 issue of the Members' Magazine is available for you to read online - on any device. You can also choose to download it to your device to read later.

Don't miss features on the new exhibition at Corbridge Roman Town, Humphry Repton's influence at Kenwood, historian Jeremy Ashbee's round up of the castles everyone needs to see and much more.

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Competitions



WIN A LUXURY STAY IN THE HISTORIC CITY OF OXFORD

One lucky Member will win a luxury two-night break for two in an Executive room at the five-star Randolph Hotel in Oxford, including full English or buffet breakfast, a three-course dinner with a bottle of wine, a bottle of champagne in the room on arrival and complimentary access to the superb spa.

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The Kids Rule! Guide to Castles



Discover the section of our Members' Area especially for young Members. Each issue of Kids Rule features a different period in English History. This time we're taking a closer look at what life would have been like at castles. Here's what we've got in store for you:

  • Watch an interview with medieval noblewoman, Margaret Brotherton
  • Make your own knight's helmet and watch our video to discover how to build your own cardboard castle
  • Win a metre-wide flag featuring your coat-of-arms design in our cool competition
  • Download a recipe for a delicious medieval meat pie
  • Continue your mega timeline with our downloadable poster

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FROM THE ARCHIVE



March 2018 Magazine

THE MARCH 2018 ISSUE

Read the full March issue of the Members' Magazine online, which includes a feature about the Suffrage movement including a video exploring the lives of the Pankhursts, and have a go at our women in history quiz.

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