The trustees of an ancient castle in Shropshire have launched a £50,000 appeal in a bid to save it from closure.
Lockdown measures during the coronavirus pandemic have had a crippling financial impact on Whittington Castle, near Oswestry.
The castle receives no financial grant aid, and relies on tea room sales, re-enactment events and wedding ceremonies.
The 13th Century castle was reopened to visitors in 2007 after a restoration grant of £950,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
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