Posts about castle

Schloss Habsburg

A mighty family rose from a little castle amongst the fields in Swiss canton Aargau.

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Hallwil, Switzerland

Lake Hallwil

Going somewhere new and exploring the lake shore at Seengen, near Hallwil.

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Île d’Ogoz, Switzerland

Aerial photograph of the island of Ogoz in Switzerland, which is connected by a peninsula when the surrounding reservoir is drained.

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Tintagel, Cornwall

Tintagel Not-Castle

I was a little disappointed that the “castle” at Tintagel was little more than a few bits of wall at the coast. (I suppose I have been spoiled by the castle ruins at Dunnotar and Tantallon.) Our walk along the coast path, doing battle with the wind, was lovely anyway, with foxgloves (a memory from […]

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Oberhofen Castle

A thousand-year-old castle on the lake shore near Thun, with wonderful gardens, terrific views, and a hideously ugly restaurant.

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