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British Life and Culture

by Mandy Barrow

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British life and culture - England, Scotland and Wales
Castles and Historic Houses

The following questions have been sent to us by children visiting our website.

If you have a question please use our search page first. If you still can't find the answer on our website, then please email me your question.


Windsor CastlequestionWhere 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.

questionWhy 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.

questionHow 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

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Mandy is the creator of the Woodlands Resources section of the Woodlands Junior website. 
The two websites and are the new homes for the Woodlands Resources.

Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consulatant. 
She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.

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