Photo of the Day

By sizemore Last edited 146 months ago
Photo of the Day
Castle Climbing Centre

Amanda Iwin's Castle Climbing Centre is a reminder of just how crazy the Victorians were.

Only built in 1856, but based on a French mediaeval castle - what better structure to house a pumping station. Or indeed from 1995 an indoor climbing centre. Pity about the indoor bit. We'd love to see an Olympic sport made of castle climbing complete with boiling oil and siege engines...

Last Updated 28 November 2006