What's New

Improved interface
Minor bug fixes

App Description

Pocket Guide to UK Castles is a guide to the history and charm of the Castles of the United Kingdom, Scotland and Wales.

Containing information on nearly 200 Castles, it is ideal for the tourist, the castle explorer or just family days out, you can scroll through lists of the castles arranged by country, country and county, build dates and managing owners or use the search functions to find information about the castles or use the map features to find the castles near your location.

There are resizeable colour photographs for all entries and a description of each castles history, information on who it's managed by, links to the official website (as well as other web links), address, opening times (always check the castle's website for current information), characteristics and references.

You may bookmark entries and even add your own custom notes to each entry or use the counter feature to track number of sightings or visits.

Facebook and twitter capabilities allow posting to your wall or feeds.

Other utilities are included such as flashlight and compass, day and night weather prediction view for around the next 5 days (nb. use the map to set the location pin, UK only), moon phases (Northern hemisphere) and sunrise/sunset, moon rise/set and twilight start/set.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 09, 2014 Initial release