Living in the Welsh Marches we’re rather spoilt for choice when it comes to castles. One of our favourite days out is to visit the ‘Three Castles’ of Skenfrith, White Castle and Grosmont. We were lucky enough to visit them on a foggy, frosty day recently that was wonderfully atmospheric….
All three castles were established during the 11th century as part of the Norman Conquest of South Wales although I think they differ a lot today in terms of atmosphere and position in the landscape.
In the summer we plan to walk between the three – no doubt stopping of for the odd restorative pint or two along the way…….