Visit to Branley Castle
Guide: We’ll be arriving at Brandley Castle in about five minutes. But before we get there, I’ll give you a little information about the castle And what our visit will include. So, in fact, there’s being a castle on this site for over 1100 years.
The first building was a fort, constructed in 9 14 a. D for defense against Danish invaders by King Alfred, the great’s daughter who ruled England at the time. In the following century, after the Normans conquered England, the land was given to a nobleman called Richard Devere, and he built a castle there that stayed in the Devere family for over 400 years.