The Poetry of Fortified Places

Pendragon Castle, looking down on the River Eden.
By Oldfaw at English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0,


This page was not planned – it has happened! As with all the best sites and in depth research, you are going to come across surprises – and this is one of them.

Unable to be placed in with any other category it now has its own dedicated section!

Whether you are a hopeless romantic or just someone that appreciates poetry, the page below contain the words of those who have come before us, seen a sight of great beauty and strength, and felt the need to put pen to paper and record their inner strings.



Dunstanburgh Castle
Guy The Seeker. 

Pendragon Castle
Pendragon Castle, Cumbria.

Rolsin Castle, Midlothian
Ballad of the Battle of Roslin
Poems by O’Neil and Lord Byron
The St. Clair Line…
No More in Roslin’s Stately Halls….
Twas in That Season of the Year….
No More on Roslin’s Stately Bridge.
Poems of Paranormal Activity at Roslin Castle.
What Boots!!
Sir William St. Clair and His Crusade to the Holy Land.
Sir Henry St. Clair’s Return to Roslin. 

Peel Castle, Isle of Mann.
Stanza Found at Peel Castle, among the ruins.
Peel Castle and Cathedral.





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