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Castles of Britain Quiz

Hundreds of castles are part of the true heritage of Britain and many have colourful histories, Can you identify just 12? (Challenging) 12 Questions.

 
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Which is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world?

  • Warwick
  • Windsor
  • Dover
  • Glamis

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For which Cheshire family was this castle Built between 1801 and 1804 and whose Dowager Marchioness still lives there?

  • Doddington
  • Warrington
  • Beeston
  • Cholmondeley

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Which Kent castle was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn?

  • Hever
  • Leeds
  • Dover
  • Rochester

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Which, now Royal, castle in Scotland had been the home of the Earls of Strathmore since 1372?

  • Invermark
  • Dundee
  • Glamis
  • Montrose

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Which Welsh castle was the last royalist fortress to hold out against the parliamentary forces during the English Civil War?

  • Ogmore
  • Cardiff
  • Carmarthen
  • Harlech

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Which Irish castle was built by John de Courcy in 1177 and later used to house prisoners of the Napoleonic Wars?

  • Hillsborough
  • Carrickfergus
  • Gosford
  • Belfast

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Which favoured Kent residence of Edward I was transformed for Catherine of Aragon in 1519 by Henry VIII?

  • Dover
  • Sissinghurst
  • Leeds
  • Chilham

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Built by William the Conqueror in 1068, which Warwickshire castle is currently a public attraction with regular period re-enactments?

  • Warwick
  • Kenilworth
  • Astley
  • Maxstoke

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Which Scottish castle was built over several centuries and became a residence of the Royal Family in 1852?

  • Glengarry
  • Balmoral
  • Lachlan
  • Ballindalloch

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Which castle in North Wales was completed by Edward I in 1330 and saw the investiture of the Prince of Wales in 1969?

  • Pembroke
  • Denbigh
  • Oswestry
  • Caernarfon

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The Napoleonic underground tunnels of which Kent castle served as a bomb proof base for military command during WWII?

  • Canterbury
  • Kingsgate
  • Dover
  • Sandgate

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Which 16th century Scottish castle was bought by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother as an holiday retreat in 1952?

  • Castle of May
  • Edinburgh
  • Rothesay
  • Burleigh

 

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