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Castle visiting

outside NCastle

Today, we needed to get out. Whatever the weather threw at us. At the beginning of the week, the children and I had made a list of things we’d like to do this half-term break. Visiting a castle was one. Today seemed like just the day. Especially if a pub lunch was thrown in.

NCastle 1

We haven’t been to Nunney Castle for a couple of years and the children only remembered the previous visit as we turned up in the village. The castle towers over the village and is moated. It only really has the outside walls left, but oh, its worth visiting.

inside NCastle 1

All that remains of the upper floors are the holes in the wall where the joists would have been embedded in the outside walls. The holes are like a huge dot-to-dot that show how the castle was split up once upon a time. The fireplaces hang half way up the wall, sitting above each other, using the same chimney stack. Getting smaller as they go up the stack.

fireplaces

The children ran around and explored. Noticing and asking questions. Fitted nicely with our medieval craft visit earlier in the week. The castle makes a good short visit. Bite-size information about castles for the children. Today we dodged the sleet and rain. It was cold and, I for one, was pleased to keep the visit brief.

The castle is free to visit. Nunney is a sweet village to walk around too.

Joining in with the #CountryKid linky. For more outside ideas, I recommend that you hop on over.
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