The following questions have been sent to us by children visiting our website.
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Where would we find the biggest castle in England?
Blake - Canada
Windsor Castle is the biggest castle in England. It’s the Queen’s favourite castle and the largest and oldest occupied in the world.
Why were castles built in England?
Alison - Canada
Castles were built to protect the people who lived in them. They were often built on hilltops or surrounded by water to make them easier to defend.
How many castles are there in England?
Caroline - Canada
There are more than 1,400 castles in England
Find out about the History of Castles
Find out more about the Catles and Palaces belonging to the Royal Family
Also visit our buildings in London page