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View of the River Nidd, Railway Viaduct from Knaresborough Castle.

A steep, winding footpath leads down to the Waterside from this point - with frequent stopping places and a bench or two should you need a breather! More likely on the way back up....

The Castle was built around 1100 by a Norman baron on a cliff above the River Nidd. In the 1170s Hugh de Moreville and his followers took refuge there after assassinating Thomas Beckett.

On the sunny Sunday we photographed, a quartet was playing alonside the rear of the Castle providing a musical backdrop to a pleasant afternoon.

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You are viewing panorama No.3 (The Castle), one of 8 Virtual Reality 360 degree views of Knaresborough.

Map of Knaresborough showing the location of The Castle at Latitude 54.007140 / Longitude -1.469526.
We visited Knaresborough in the summer time, this page was created on Mon, 17 Oct 2011 22:32:33 +0100.

 

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