Bladenhorst castle was first mentioed in 1266 as the residence of the lords of Blarnhurst lived there. At the beginning of the 14th century it became the possession of the family of Düngelen. In 1338, Rötger Düngelen made the castle available to the Duchy of Cleves to use in the event of war. Through marriage, in 1496 the castle passed to Philip of Viermünden. From 1624 to 1881 it was inherited by the Westphalian noble family of von Romberg.

The structure originally consisted of four wings. The gatehouse is the oldest part of the building, the chapel dates from 1332. The castle as it stands is in the style of the Renaissance - coming from its rebuilding between 1530 and 1584.

Today castle is still inhabited, and privately owned, consequently there are no public tours or visits, some parts of the castle are rented out to private individuals.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Justyna Borowa (2 years ago)
Ein wunderschönes Schloss. Ein charmanter Ort. Einen Besuch wert Rund um tolle Radrouten. Wiosną przepiękny. Duży. Robi wrażenie. Niedaleko świetne trasy ma rower i fajna knajpka. Polecam zobaczyć ten
Angie Schaffrin (2 years ago)
Wunderschönes kleines Schloss in Privatbesitz. Eine Umrundung ist leider nicht möglich. Für weitere Informationen am besten auf der Website nachschauen. Vom Wanderparkplatz vor dem Schloss führen aber mehrere Wanderwege durch die unmittelbare Umgebung. Daumen hoch.
U. M. (2 years ago)
Ist schön anzuschauen, aber wohl nicht zugänglich, da in Privatbesitz.
Lientjie Maritz (2 years ago)
Go for a wonderful stroll and sightseeing!!
Moshé Issaharov (3 years ago)
Pretty
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