Castle Rising Castle, King's Lynn
Tel: 44 1553 631 330
Concierge.com's insider take:
One of the most famous 12th-century castles in England, with a magnificent stone keep and massive earthworks. It's been in the Howard family since 1544, and today is owned by a descendant of the Norman earl who raised the castle, William D'Albini II.
Open daily AprilOctober; closed Mondays and Tuesdays NovemberMarch.