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Dunottar Castle

Dunottar Castle Dunottar Castle is an impressive ruined castle on the north east coast near Stonehaven

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Castles

Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle Possibly the most famous Scottish Castle, Eilean Donan features on any amount of shortbread tins and Scottish Calendars. During the summer, the car park is astonishingly busy with not only cars, but many […]

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Inverary Castle

Inverary Castle Home of the Clan Campbell, Inverary Castle looks like something out of Disney. It is well worth a visit just to see the display of weaponry. It featured in an episode of Downton […]

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Castles

Is Dunrobin Castle the Nicest in Scotland?

Surely one of the most impressive of Scotland’s stately homes, Dunrobin lies just to the north of Golspie, a small village on the shores of the Moray Firth in Sutherland. It is the ancestral home […]

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Stirling Castle

From a distance, Stirling Castle looks like Edinburgh Castle.  They are both similar in the way that they are constructed atop a rocky plug. Actually when you get closer, the steep cliffs at Stirling are […]

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Urqhart Castle

Urqhart Castle Urqhart Castle is situated on the shores of Loch Ness, not far from the village of Drumnadrochit. Urqhart Castle has good access to the lochside, and so any visitors have a great vantage […]

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Craigievar Castle

Just south of Alford in Aberdeenshire, Craigievar castle is like something out of a fairy tale.  It has a distinctive pink colour, and in fact some people say it was the inspiration for the castle […]