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Archive: Britain's Finest Castles
July 2003
Eilean DonanAs part of the series of ‘Britains Finest’ television programmes, Friday 4th July 2003 saw Professor Richard Holmes present Britain’s Finest Castles, a rundown of the nations favourite castles as voted for by Channel 5 viewers and Radio Times Readers.

Windsor and Alnwick (where the Harry Potter films were shot) were both in the top ten, and both were just beaten by our very own Eilean Donan. The complete top ten is shown below.

  1. Warwick Castle, Warwickshire

  2. Edinburgh, Edinburgh

  3. Tintagel Castle, Cornwall

  4. Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

  5. Tower of London, London

  6. Eilean Donan, Highlands

  7. Windsor Castle, Berkshire

  8. Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

  9. Caernarfon Castle, Gwynedd

  10. Conwy Castle, Conwy

Photo, Jon McRae 2004

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