Castle on the Hill

Choreography: Roy Verdonk (NL), Gemma Ridyard (UK) Jan 2017

Count: 64

Wall: 2

Level: Intermediate

Video: 

Music: Castle on the Hill – Ed Sheeran

Intro : 16 counts

Restarts : wall 2 and 5 after 40 counts (12.00 o’clock ) and wall 7 after 48 counts (12.00 o’clock )
Tag : 8 count Tag occurs after wall 3

S1: Dorothy Step R, Shuffle Forward Diagonal L, Cross, Back, Shuffle R
1-2&Rf step diagonally forward right, Lf lock behind Rf, Rf step diagonally forward right (&)

3&4Lf step diagonally forward left, Rf step together (&), Lf step diagonally forward left

5-6Rf cross in front of Lf, Lf step back

7&8Rf step right, Lf step together (&), Rf step right

S2: Cross, 1/4 Turn L, Back, Shuffle Back L,Rock Back/Recover, Full Turn L (R, L)
1-2Lf cross in front of Rf, make a 1/4 turn left stepping Rf back (09.00)

3&4Lf step back, Rf step next to Lf (&), Lf step back

5-6Rf rock back, recover onto Lf

7-8Make 1/2 turn left stepping Rf back (03.00), make 1/2 turn left stepping Lf forward (09.00)

S3: Step Forward, 3/4 Turn L, Shuffle R, Syncopated Weave
1-2Rf step forward, make 3/4 turn left stepping onto Lf (12.00)

3&4Rf step right, Lf step together (&), Rf step right

5&6&Lf cross behind Rf, Rf small step right (&), Lf cross in front of Rf, Rf small step right (&)

7&8Lf cross behind Rf, Rf small step right (&), Lf cross in front of Rf

 S4: Rock/Recover, Weave, Point/Cross (2X)
1-2Rf rock right, recover onto Lf

3&4Rf cross behind Lf, Lf step left (&), Rf cross in front of Lf

5-6Lf touch toes left, Lf step forward across Rf

7-8Rf touch toes right, Rf step forward across Lf

S5: 1/4 Turn R, Back, 1/4 Turn R, Side, Cross Shuffle, Rock Steps
1-2Make 1/4 turn right stepping Lf back (03.00), make 1/4 turn right stepping Rf right (06.00)

3&4Lf cross in front of Rf, Rf step right (&), Lf cross in front of Rf

5-6Rf rock right, recover onto Lf

7-8Rf rock back, recover onto Lf

(N.B. RESTART DANCE HERE IN WALL 2 AND 5)

S6: Rock/Recover, Weave, Rock/ Recover, Weave
1-2Rf rock right, recover onto Lf

3&4Rf cross behind Lf, Lf step left (&), Rf cross in front of Lf

5-6Lf rock left, recover onto Rf

7&8Lf cross behind, Rf step right (&), Lf cross in front of Rf

(N.B. RESTART DANCE HERE IN WALL 7)

S7: Shuffles In Box
1&2Rf step right, Lf step together (&), Rf step right

3&4Make 1/4 turn left stepping Lf left (03.00), Rf step together (&), Lf step left

5&6Make 1/4 turn left stepping Rf right (12.00), Lf step together (&), Rf step right

7&8Make 1/2 turn left stepping Lf left (06.00), Rf step together (&), Lf step left

S8: Cross Rock/Recover, Shuffle, Rock/Recover On Diagonal, Coaster Step
1-2Rf cross in front of Lf, recover onto Lf

3&4Rf step right, Lf step together(&), Rf step right (finish on right diagonal (07.30)

5-6Lf rock forward on diagonal, recover onto Rf

7&8Lf step back, Rf step together (&), Lf step forward

(N.B. TAG OCCURS HERE AFTER WALL 3 FACING 06.00 O’CLOCK )

Tag: Slow 1/2 Turn L
1-8Rf step forward, make slow 1/2 turn left over 8 counts finishing on Lf