Burg Lindenfels by Resident on Earth on Flickr. steps stairs forest woods arch stone
Stainborough Castle, Barnsley, England (by woodytyke on Flickr)
Trim Castle, Ireland: "Another fascinating defense measure inside the keep was the way the stairwells were made. They would have a clockwise rotation so defenders of the keep could easily use their right hand sword hand. Attackers trying to go up the stairs would have their sword hand agains the inner wall. That made it difficult for them to swing their swords. And, these stairwells would be trick in that the height and the depth of the steps would vary...."
The secret passage Gemma uses to flee the castle the night of her husband's murder. One of the assassins decides to spare her life and she escapes through here, ending up in the East Side of the city.
wanderthewood: Gardens at Roseburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany by weyerdk
Exmoor pub walks: Lorna doone
The Stair Hall oak staircase at Dunster Castle; installed by Colonel Francis Luttrell in the 1680s, the balustrade carved from elm planks sit between newel posts topped by carved vases.
Tarr Steps, Clapper Bridge, across the River Barle, Exmoor, by Matthew Bristow. The bridge is thought to date from 1000 BC which would make it the oldest bridge in England