It was great to visit Ripley Castle today. The castle, gardens and lake are simply stunning!
It was the 'Dawn of Chivalry' day today. Visitors were invited to watch a 13th century medieval tournament in the walled garden as knights tested their sword skills!
The beautiful East Wing of Ripley Castle
Knights testing their sword skills
Sir George awaiting his fate!
Preparations for the tournament
Sir George defeated!
The hot room in the walled garden
For more information about Ripley Castle visit their website here: http://www.ripleycastle.co.uk/