Eilean Donan Castle

The original castle was built against the Vikings in the early 13th century and was recaptured, and then demolished, by three Royal Navy frigates in May 1719. Between 1919 and 1932 the castle was restored and in 1983 The Conchra Charitable Trust was formed by the Macrae family to care for the Castle.

The island . . . → Read More: Eilean Donan Castle

Frankenstein Castle, Germany

The castle Frankenstein is situated about 5 km south of Darmstadt (Hesse) and was built in the year 1250. From the year 1363, the castle was splitted into two parts and owned by two different families of the Lords and knights of Frankenstein. During the 15th century the castle was „modernized“ and expanded. In the . . . → Read More: Frankenstein Castle, Germany

Eppstein Castle (Hesse), Germany

The pictures were taken in my hometown Eppstein. Eppstein is a town in Hesse (Germany), lies west of Frankfurt am Main and is at the edge of the Taunus mountains.

The ruins of the Eppstein castle were mentionend as „Ebbensten“ in the year 1122 and were the home of the Lords of Eppstein, who ruled . . . → Read More: Eppstein Castle (Hesse), Germany


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