A person’s home is their castle, as the saying goes — but it takes on new meaning if you do actually live in a whopping stone fortress with towers and a moat!
Once essential for keeping the noble personage out of harm’s way, today castles are a tangible link with the past and the source of endless fascination for travellers the world over. They’ve played key roles in history, hosted important world events, and seen battles and political intrigue aplenty. And many are now open to the public to help fund their maintenance in the modern era.
Here are ten incredible structures of old that should be on the radar of every confirmed castle-phile. If you’re jetting off to check them out and need airport parking for your carriage, head to the Parkos website.