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Grim Riders Castles Ride 2011

The Castles Ride was the Grim Riders’ charity ride for 2011. It includes fifteen castles across England, Scotland and Wales, plus one in Northern Ireland. Including some interesting castles rather than the more obvious ones and to give a variety according to age, style and modern usage.

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Restormel Castle, Cornwall

Bob, Bonzo and Andy headed to Cornwall at bag Restormel Castle as part of this years Grim Riders Castles Ride. The ride down to Cornwall wasn’t anything special to read or in fact write about except to say that when

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Dolbadarn Castle, Llanberis

Dolbadarn Castle is a fortification built by the Welsh prince Llywelyn the Great during the early 13th century, at the base of the Llanberis Pass, in North Wales. The castle was important both militarily and as a symbol of Llywelyn’s

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Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight

Bob, Bonzo and Andy headed south to the Isle of Wight and bagged Carisbrooke Castle as part of this years Grim Riders Castles Ride. Websites: Grim Riders Web Site Grim Riders Castles Ride 2011 Google Map English Heritage

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Kenilworth Castle

Kenilworth Castle is located in the town of the same name in Warwickshire, England. Constructed from Norman through to Tudor times, the castle has been described by architectural historian Anthony Emery … Wikipedia Websites: Grim Riders Web Site Grim Riders

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Beeston & Conisbrough Castles

On a very cold March morning, the collection assembled in preparation for the start of this years Grim Riders challenge ride, this year we be looking for castles! After a ride up to Whitchurch for a splendid breakfast at the

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Skenfrith Castle, Wales

We started the day (and also the year) by meeting up at Jo’s Cafe Nr Ross-on-Wye (one of a favorite cafes) for a good old fashioned Full English breakfast before setting our Sat Nav’s to stun (or more accurately Skenfrith) to

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Laugharne Castle

Laugharne Castle is a castle in the town of Laugharne in southern Carmarthenshire, Wales and is another location that’s needed for this years Grim Riders Castles Ride, do Bob and Bonzo headed over to Laugharne to bag this castle. Websites:

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