Carisbrooke Castle, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight

Carisbrooke Castle, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight
Photograph taken June 1997 © Copyright Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: k970667

An elevated view of the main bailey of Carisbrooke Castle viewed from the castle walls. It was here that Charles I remained a prisoner shortly before his execution. This property is now in the care of English Heritage (2010). Find out more.

Location

Isle of Wight Carisbrooke

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

norman 1990s (1990 - 1999) castle keep attack defence motte bailey medieval (1066 - 1484) english heritage