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Explore #218: McDermott’s Castle, Lough Key, Ireland – September 2017

Explore #3 of the ‘Almost Died Tour’ Next up we have a ruined castle which really captivated me from the moment I first saw a photo of it online… History McDermott’s castle stands on Castle Island in Lough Key, County Roscommon. The Mac Diarmada (McDermott) ruling dynasty first built a castle on the site in the 12th century, and repeatedly came under seige in the 13th century. The McDermotts lost the island in 1586, and the current folly castle was…

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Bonus post: Chateau VP (by drone only), Belgium – August 2017

Day Three of ‘The Greased Otters Tour’. After our visit to Usine Skeleton, we made a quick stopover to stroll around the grounds of this beautiful old castle. I finally had time and opportunity to give my drone a fly, so thought I’d share a handful of the shots with you. History The first castle was built on this site in the twelfth century, or perhaps even earlier. It was destroyed during an uprising in the 1450s, and not rebuilt…

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Explore #113: Castello di R, Italy – November 2014

Explore #2 of the Wet, with excitement Tour After our explore of the disused ceramics factory, James and I drove on through the rain to this abandoned castle. History The true history of this place is uncertain – the most oft-recounted version goes like this: This medieval castle was built at the end of the 11th century, and was originally used for military purposes such as a practice ground for knights and soldiers. Local folklore recalls a story of a…

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