Living in a medieval castle, although a romantic notion to most of us, would have been a life mixed with challenges and demands. During the season when the castle inhabitants lived under threat they lived a life which demanded utmost safety and protection. In contrast, when the castle was afforded the luxury and safety of returning to a domestic residence, the family were then able to relax somewhat and enjoy a much more peaceful life of entertaining and farming.
The accompanying images here give you an overview of castle life back in the day, and serve to give insight into the parallel lifestyles of living in a medieval castle.
Living In a Castle