Events

Halton castle

The siege of Halton castle 1643

Saturday 13th July 2024

A guided walk lasting around one and a half hours led by Andrew Abram

The siege of Halton Castle (surrendered on 20 July 1643) followed quickly after the fall of Warrington to Parliament's local forces. The event is covered in Andrew Abram’s book about the Cheshire Army of Sir William Brereton More Like Lions than Men and he will explain the key events of the siege as part of a guided walk that will include access into the castle.

Meet at 11:00am in car park outside castle walls, Castle Road, Halton Village, Runcorn, WA7 2BE 

 
 

For further information.

 

Chester siege breach information board Siege of Chester 1645-46
Sunday 23rd June 2024
Read More

Framlingham castle at sunset - Happy Bean Photography used under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International Framlingham Castle Visit
Saturday 29th June 2024
Read More

Battle of Northampton 1460
Wednesday 10th July 2024
Read More

John Hampden memorial at Chalgrove Battle of Chalgrove 1643
Sunday 14th July 2024
Read More

Edgcote battlefield Battle of Edgcote 1469
Wednesday 24th July 2024
Read More

Edgehill battlefield Battle of Edgehill 1642
Sunday 6th October 2024
Read More

The Battlefields Resource Centre