Wartime Wheels 2018 at Caldicot Castle

Held on May 6th – 7th, Wartime Wheels 2018 was the second year of the event at Caldicot Castle which replaced the previous and popular Fortress Wales events. Blessed with glorious weather, the event dwarfed last year in terms of displays and attendance.

All photos were taken on May 6th 2018
Photos: Tony Wilkins



British Army Bedford M-series truck F229 LKL & Land Rover Defender 61 KB 36 at Fortress Wales 2016

A collection of images of a Bedford M-Series logistics truck (F229 LKL) and a Land Rover Defender 110 (61 KB 36) configured with radio equipment.

All photos were taken on May 1st 2016
Photos: Tony Wilkins


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Sherman tank “Lily Marlene” at Fortress Wales 2016

M4 Sherman tank T232668 “Lily Marlene” on the move around the grounds at Caldicot Castle as it gets ready to participate in the World War II battle demonstration.

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Fortress Wales 2016

Fortress Wales will return to Caldicot Castle in Monmouthshire on Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May. I will be in attendance with Adam Jones to get pictures and videos of the event to put up on Defence of the Realm. If you happen to be in attendance yourself and spot me don’t be shy and say hello. Despite my apparent serial killer looks I am told I am a friendly chap.


Here are some of the videos and pictures I took at last year’s event. As I have Adam’s support this year I expect Fortress Wales 2016’s pictures and videos to be of a substantially higher quality as he really knows his stuff and I suggest you check out his blog by clicking on his name above.

Fortress Wales 2015

All the best;