Secrets of Great British Castles

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  • TV-PG
  • 2015
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.8  (993)

Dan Jones introduces Secrets of Great British Castles - a series exploring the fascinating history of six of the nation's most significant fortified buildings.

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Arundel Castle
6. Arundel Castle
December 9, 2016
History series. Dan Jones visits the heart of the English countryside to explore Arundel Castle and the dramatic history of the Earls of Arundel.
Lancaster Castle
5. Lancaster Castle
December 2, 2016
History series. Dan Jones visits Lancaster Castle to explore its grisly history of crime and punishment, including the infamous Lancashire Witches trials and the martyrdom of the Jesuit priest Saint Edmund Arrowsmith.
Leeds Castle
4. Leeds Castle
November 25, 2016
History series. With the aid of dramatic reconstruction, Dan Jones explores the 900-year history of the beautiful Leeds Castle in Kent, from its origins as a royal Saxon family's manor and Norman stronghold to the private property of six medieval queens, a Tudor palace, a Jacobean country house, a Georgian mansion and an elegant 20th-century retreat for the rich and famous.
York
3. York
November 18, 2016
Part-dramatised history series. In medieval England, the North was ruled from York. Dan Jones explores the history of its castle, from the Viking Jorvik and the Normans, through the dark days of the anti-Jewish pogrom and the imprisonment of the Knights Templar, to one of its most colourful inmates - the legendary highwayman Dick Turpin.
Cardiff Castle
2. Cardiff Castle
November 4, 2016
Dan Jones explores the history of the Welsh capital's landmark, Cardiff Castle, and discovers more about the various incarnations over the centuries.
Edinburgh Castle
1. Edinburgh Castle
October 28, 2016
Edinburgh's handsome hilltop bastion is Scotland's most popular paid tourist attraction, but it also packs some formidable defences.
Description

Dan Jones introduces Secrets of Great British Castles - a series exploring the fascinating history of six of the nation's most significant fortified buildings. Secrets of Great British Castles is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on April 3, 2015.

Where to Watch Secrets of Great British Castles

Secrets of Great British Castles is available for streaming on the Channel 5 website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Secrets of Great British Castles on demand at Netflix.

  • Premiere Date
    April 3, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (993)