English Heritage: Brougham Castle
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Sitting beside the crossing of the River Eamont is the ruins of Brougham Castle with its 13th century keep. The castle acted as both a barrier to Scots invaders and a luxurious residence. Edward I was welcomed to Brougham in 1300.