Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

MOUNTSORRELL CASTLE


MOUNTSORRELL CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

It was built in 1080 and destroyed in 1217. All that remains today is the imposing granite crag, Castle Hill, on which it stood above the village. It can be reached by a steep path.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
Off the A6, 8 miles north of Leicester.

 



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