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Hill Fort Kesroli
'14 nov 12
Hill Fort  
Kesroli
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*A converted Indian fortress* This 14th-century fort was built by the Yaduvanshi Rajputs who claim to be decendants of Lord Krishna – though they probably weren’t as good flautists. The fort has had many owners over the years - the Mughals, the Jats, the British and, of course, today it ...
Accomodation types: Fort   Traditional
Location: Gurgaon  India  South Asia
Neemrana Fort-Palace
'14 oct 28
Neemrana  
Fort-Palace
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*A restored Indian fortress* Built in 1464 AD, Neemrana Fort-Palace is located on a hill with brilliant views of the Indian countryside. It is a 55-room heritage resort covering six acres of land with multiple levels and palatial wings. Left to ruin for much of the 20th Century, it was ...
Accomodation types: Fort   Palace   Traditional
Location: Neemrana  India  South Asia
Martello Tower
'14 mar 5
Martello  
Tower
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*A holiday in a Napoleonic fortress* This Martello Tower was originally built by the British when they were threatened by the armies of Napoleon. It was part of a string of 29 fortresses that ran like a necklace around the British coast. Each was home to a garrison of 25 ...
Accomodation types: Fort   Tower
Fort Clonque
'14 feb 12
Fort  
Clonque
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*In case you fort it important* This 19th Century fort was built in the during Napoleon’s carefree conquering of Europe. The British were a bit concerned and installed a number of forts around their coastline like so many Red Alert bases. Fort Clonque was originally designed to house 68 soldiers ...
Accomodation types: Fort
Spitbank Fort
'14 jan 13
Spitbank  
Fort
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*Former fort in a revamped hedonic calculus* As you arrive via helicopter, Spitbank Fort initially looks like a military outpost from a classic strategy game like Red Alert or Total Annihilation. Indeed, when it was built in the 1860s its purpose was military: to defend Britain’s Portsmouth Harbour which was ...
Accomodation types: Fort   Remote
Fort Leicester
'13 sep 3
Fort  
Leicester
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*Your private seaside fortification* This fort was named after the first Earl of Leicester who was a 16th Century English statesman and close friend of Queen Elizabeth I. Originally designed to deter the French from invading England again, it remained an isolated post in the British channel until it was ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Fort
La Crete Fort
'13 may 20
La Crête  
Fort
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*Sea shanties and adventures* Built in the 19th Century to stop Napoleon invading England, La Crete Fort still ended up with a French name - which is sort of ironic if you think about it. When the Nazis captured Jersey in World War 2 they naturally used the large fortification ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Fort   Nature