Tuesday, April 18, 2017

WW: Joslyn Castle {Linky}

This weekend we decided to take pictures at Joslyn Castle.

Father and Sons:

Mother and Sons:


While we were out there a tour guide came out and said, "Do you want to join our tour in 5 minutes?" I've always wanted to go on a tour there, so I answered, "Yes please."

All I've ever shot were outdoor pictures you can see here.

The door weighs a ton, but can be opened with just one finger.

It's filled with tile work:

And wallpaper:

The ceilings are lavish!

Isaak's favorite was the gold room:


I liked the stairs:

Steps in the maid quarter's:



A few original handles got stollen a few years ago. These are originals.

 The highest floor:

The outside of the castle once again:

The original owners were from England, and wanted a castle like house. The architect was from Scotland, so inside there is a Scottish look. Have you ever been inside a castle?


stevebethere said...

Love these photos what a grand castle beautiful building :-)

Have a castletastic week :-)

Rhonda Albom said...

Very lavish and beautiful. Just what a castle should be.

Kristin Aquariann said...

Cool castle! I adore the door handles.

NanaHood said...

Would love to visit it. Would hate to have to clean it!

Crystal Collier said...

Absolutely beautiful! Wow. Now that's an adventure worth having.

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

How cool that you got to go inside. Wouldn't it be a fun place to play hide and seek? You got some excellent pictures.

XmasDolly said...

Oh wow, I would love to see a for real castle some day. The carvings and everything they're gorgeous... ahhhhhhhhhh if walls could only talk! ~hehehe~ Thanks for sharing.

Theresa Mahoney said...

How fun! I do love a good castle tour. We went to Casa Loma in Canada last year. I still need to go through the photos. I took so many, but it was such an incredible tour, how could I not?

Terra Heck said...

I've never been inside a castle. Love the look of the one you visited, especially the outside.

DebC said...

Exquisite! The only castle I've been inside is Casa Loma, here in Toronto. But I've been to Westminster Abbey, which is pretty spectacular.

Harry Flashman said...

I'll bet your husband is proud of those boys. Nice looking young fellows. Are you thinking Air Force, Navy, Army or Marines for them? ;-)

I notice you always look nice when you go out. Then I thought about it, and I realized my wife always does too. So I asked her why she takes pains with her appearance when she goes to town, and I just wear old work clothes. She says ladies always like to look nice.

Then I was glad I never complained about her buying clothes and such when she has a closet full.

An Apel a Day said...

Nope to the military. It's kind of up to them though on what they want to do.

csuhpat1 said...

What a beautiful place. Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful, rest of the week.

~ Noelle said...

so fancy!!!
We went in a castle in Atlanta for Christmas one year, but that is it.
I would love to go to England and see all the huge castles... one day!!!!

Indah Nuria Savitri said...

beautiful castle! Love the details and for sure you have fun visiting it!


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