You’ll Love Exploring This Abandoned Castle With A View In West Virginia

Sometimes, unique adventures are found in the most unexpected places. If you don’t know where to look, it’s easy to miss this abandoned castle right along National Road in Wheeling. If you’re paying attention, you can stop and explore this intriguing building.

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Unfortunately the castle and cemetery have been damaged by vandalism, but there have been efforts made to restore them.

The castle and cemetery can be found on Mount Wood Road, which intersects with National Road in Wheeling, West Virginia. McColloch’s Leap Monument is on National Road.

For another hidden castle in West Virginia, check out the history of the Good Counsel Friary in Morgantown.