Despite the imposing exterior, the castle boasts a luxurious interior, in an austere sort of way.
Other properties on the estate are also lovely, such as this imposing gothic house that, for whatever reason, reminds me from this angle of a steamboat.
Lest one think that an unannounced visit to a castle is all fun and games, let me assure you all that there are dangers involved. In this case, a guard dragon.
Fortunately, I was wearing my asbestos had and frock.
Kids, don't try this at home!