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Castles, Abbeys and the Picturesque

 

Castles, Abbeys and the Picturesque

Picturesque Welsh Castles or ancient abbeys in colour, black and white or infra-red, to capture their mysterious past.  Each one with a unique story.  Or coastal lighthouses perched on the edge of the sea.

 

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Dinefwr Castle and Park Cattle

Dinefwr was the seat of the Kings of South Wales and the current Lord Dynevor is descended from those Welsh Kings.  In the Parkland are the White Park Cattle that date back to the days of the Welsh Kings who even enshrined them in their law books.  Dinefwr Castle & Park Cattle is available from the shop HERE.

Dinefwr Castle from the Deer Park

Dinefwr & the Deer Park available from the shop HERE.

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Tretower Castle near Brecon

Tretower is one of  a number of tower fortesses in the Welsh marches built by both Welsh Kings and Norman Lords.   Tretower is available from the shop HERE.

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Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire

Carew Castle sits in a beautiful spot on the rivers edge and facing an old tidal mill.  Well worth a visit – or just buy a copy of the photo and imagine the stories the old walls could tell.  Available from the shop HERE.

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Goodrich Castle on the Welsh border

This wonderful English castle is a stone’s throw from Symond’s Yat and just off the dual carriageway from Monmouth to the M50.  Beautifully situated, its massive walls held out against many a medieval enemy.  Goodrich Castle is available from the shop HERE.

 

Llantony Priory, in the Welsh Border Country

This is Llantony Priory in the Welsh Marches.  Sited in the Golden Valley of Herefordshire it is a beautiful building and an equally beautiful landscape.

Lighthouse, Cornwall, Mevagissey
The Lighthouse at Mevagissey

This is the stark lighthouse on the breakwater at Mevagissey in Cornwall.  It’s a magical image, its muted tones almost black and white, with the slight hint of russet in the detail.  The Lighthouse is available from the shop HERE.