Conisbrough Castle
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Visiting Conisbrough Castle

Those of us who love all things historical will certainly enjoy visiting Conisbrough Castle in South Yorkshire. Steeped in history taking a look around this fabulous castle is both educational and a pleasure.

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The Warren Family
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Hamelin Plantagenet

Hamelin Plantagenet is widely regarded to be the designer and builder of Conisbrough Castle in South Yorkshire. He was married in 1163 to Isabel widow of King Stephen's son William De Blois following Williams death.

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Sir Walter Scott
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Ivanhoe: Sir Walter Scott's Novel

Ivanhoe was written by Sir Walter Scott in or around 1820 and is thought to be set and inspired by Conisbrough Castle. Sir Walter wrote Ivanhoe under a pseudonym as he did not want the book associated with other novels...

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