Beeston Castle

At Beeston and Peckforton Castle if you drop some coins down the 370ft deep well, legend has it that Richard II buried 100,000 marks in gold coins and 100,000 marks in other precious objects before he went on a trip to Ireland in 1399.

On his return he was captured and eventually killed by Henry Bolinbroke, Duke of Lancaster (later Henry IV). Richard never had a chance to recover his treasure!

An English Heritage site, click here to visit the website.

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This award-winning pub...is traditional, cosy and elegant with spectacular, panoramic views.

Cheshire Life, October 2010