Templar Castle of Ponferrada Spain. Built in the 12 the century. In 1178 Ferdinand ll of Leon donated the city and fortress to the Templar Order protecting the pilgrims on the Way of St. The castle hosted the Knights Templar Grand Master of Casti
This is Crovie (pronounced Crivie) on the Moray Coast of Scotland. It's far more beautiful than it's more famous neighbouring town Pennan (from Local Hero). When the sea is rough it takes a hell of a battering from the waves.
Inside the Parador de Carmona, a graceful Moorish courtyard with vaults and columns combines with antique Spanish furnishings to create a four-star experience reminiscent of times gone by. (From: 10 Beautiful Castle Hotels).