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Framlingham Castle in England

Suffolk, a 12th century castle , the outer walls and 13 towers still remaining almost unchanged, was built by the Bigod earls of Norfolk as a fortified residence, belonged in 16th century to Queen Mary Tudor and was later used as a school and also as a poorhouse; now a museum

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Blair Castle (Scotland)

Perthshire, Scotland, the ancient home of the Earls and Dukes of Atholl since 1269; famous for the only remaining private army in Europe – the Atholl Highlanders. Taking of photographs is allowed inside this castle, which is a welcome change to the normal rules!

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