What's New

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• Universal App now supports iPhone and iPad
• Now post your visit Pictures as well as Text to Facebook and Twitter
• New Design and layouts

• Various Bug fixes
• Requires IOS 7.1 and above

App Description

Pocket Guide UK Castles is an ideal introductory guide to the history and charm of the Castles of England, Scotland and Wales for the tourist, the castle explorer or just family days out.

Consisting of a range of Castles found across the UK, with 47 from Scotland, 32 in Wales and 96 from England, the guide will be updated over time to include more as it develops.

Main View

• Lists nearly 200 Castles found across the United Kingdom
• Categorise by country, country and county, build dates and managing owners.
• Includes thumbnail images, select for detailed image, information and other functions.

Entry Details

• Detail page for every castle with useful information
- nb. History, recent opening hours, website, contact details etc
• Full colour photo for every castle
• Select photo to use pinch to zoom


• Find castle by text searching or filtering. eg. look for forts in Wales
- nb. Wildcards are supported, your custom notes can also be searched
• Picture gallery view
- nb. Select image to view detail page
• Map view

Comprehensive Content

• Specialised Glossary
• Useful Website and other References View

Custom Features

• Easily bookmark search results or individual entries to the bookmark view
• Add your own Custom Notes to ANY entry with the handy edit feature

Social Networking

• Twitter and Facebook post notes to your wall or feed

Other useful utilities are included to help when you are out exploring such as

• Flashlight
• Compass
• A Range and Height Finder.
• UK day and night weather prediction view for around the next 5 days.
- nb. use the map to set the location pin.
• Moon phases for the next 70 days.
- nb. Northern Hemisphere only.
• Sunrise/Sunset, Moon Rise/Set and Twilight Start/Set.
- nb. set your location on the map and GMT offset as required.

Installing the data

• CHECK DATABASE function to install or update data as necessary.

Contacting Us

We are happy to consider including new features or Castles we may have missed.

Please contact us to discuss the app, ask support questions or make suggestions for improvements using any of the following.

• Website
• Webpage Contact Us Support Form
• In App Contact Us Support Email
• Support Email Address
• Support and News forums for each app

Contact details

[email protected]
• http://www.senet.co.uk
• http://www.senet.co.uk/index.php?menu=contact
• http://www.senet.co.uk/index.php?menu=forums

Advertising your Facility or Business

• Please contact us to discuss if you would like to have your Castle included or a customised entry.
• Please contact the developers if you would like to consider producing a customised Pocket Guide specifically for your facility.


• This App DOES NOT require an internet connection to work for basic features
• All images are saved to the applications library/plists folders for reuse as required by associated license agreement where stated, where no license is stated image reuse is not permitted please contact the developers to discuss.
• We cannot answer questions on the appstore, please contact us directly with any support questions or issues.
• Please let us know if we have missed any UK Castle entries that would be useful to you so we can add them in later versions.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 09, 2014 Initial release
  • April 29, 2015 New version 2.4.1
  • May 04, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99