As promised. Here is a picture of Scarborough Castle. At least part of it. This is the remains of the main keep. You can tell it would have been a very grand building in it’s day.
It is surrounded by the remains of the outer and inner walls. The outer wall completely surrounds the headland and would have been a pretty large castle.
There is the remains of a roman temple in the grounds too.
Here is another picture, which I didn’t take.
This one shows what the Keep could have looked like.
On my recent trip to North Yorkshire we stopped in to visit Scarborough Castle.
No, I wasn’t visiting some noble friends, Scarborough Castle is a picturesque ruin no longer inhabited.
The views from the castle are pretty lovely. Scarborough castle is on a headland that sticks out to sea and have a bay either side of it. The town sprawls on either side too.
The headland was such a good defensive spot that it was used as a fort in Iron Age times, then there are remains of a Roman fort and temple, before they even built the castle that stands there today.
It was a lovely sunny day when we were there, but you can just see the mist rising from the sea (the locals call it ‘fret’) in this picture.
I hope you like this picture.