Lammerside Castle

As fate would have it, I walked further South than I should have during my┬áKirkby Stephen, Nateby, Waitby Common trek and I’m glad I did. If I hadn’t made that navigational mistake then I would never have discovered Lammerside Castle … or more accurately, the remains thereof.

Lammerside Castle location
Lammerside Castle location
Lammerside Castle
Lammerside Castle

Lammerside Castle is listed as a scheduled monument. Built in the 12th century it was rebuilt in the 14th century to include a pele tower, many of which were built along the English borders around that time. It is thought to have been abandoned in the 17th century.

Details of its scheduled listing can be found on the Historic England website and more images are available on the Visit Cumbria site.