ADJ. grand, great, magnificent, splendid | strong | turreted | historic | ancient, medieval | royal | ruined | fairy/fairy-tale, fantasy
VERB + CASTLE approach They had to approach the castle through thick swamps. | build, fortify | attack, besiege, lay siege to | capture, seize, take | defend, hold Edinburgh castle was loyally held in the queen's name.
CASTLE + VERB perch, stand The castle perches on a high rocky outcrop. | overlook sth The castle overlooks the town.
CASTLE + NOUN gate, grounds, keep, tower, wall | ruins
PREP. in a/the ~