Castell Coch


This is Coch Castle.  (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈkastɛɬ kɔx]; Welsh for Red Castle. 

It is a 19th-century Gothic Revival castle built above the village of Tongwynlais in South Wales. The first castle on the site was built by the Normans after 1081, to protect the newly conquered town of Cardiff and control the route along the Taff Gorge. 

Coch comes fully decorated with furnishing, mot, garden and working drawbridge to keep out annoying tax collectors. And it comes complete with central heating, electricity and a real indoor working loo. It’s one castle that I think Walt Disney would have even loved. 



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