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Dunrobin Castle

This fascinating castle dates back to the 1300s and it’s a must see if you are anywhere ...
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Mount Stuart House

Mount Stuart House & Gardens is located on the Isle of Bute just four miles from the ferry...
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Castle Stalker

If you find yourself driving along the A828 from Creagan to Ballachulish look out for this...
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Kilchurn Castle

Kilchurn Castle was abandoned after it was struck by lightning in 1760 and is now cared fo...
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Armadale Castle Gardens

Interested in the history of the Clan Donald? Do you have ancestors from Skye to trace? Do...
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Smailholm Tower

Smailholm Tower gives the visitor an insight into life in a Tower House. When it was built...
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Floors Castle

Floors Castle is a huge fairy-tale castle that is a joy to see and visit. There is bound t...
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Mary Queen of Scots Visitor Centre

Mary Queen of Scots lived in troubled times and her story is a sad one. Visit this house t...
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Mellerstain House & Gardens

Mellerstain house is an 18th Century Mansion built by architect William Adam....
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Melrose Abbey

Melrose Abbey was founded for the Cistercian Order of Monks in 1136 but was mostly destroy...
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Paxton House

Paxton House is on the Scottish Border only 4 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed and offers a g...
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Hermitage Castle

Hermitage Castle is a ruin which is not easily accessible to everyone with its boggy and u...
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Abbotsford The Home Of Sir Walter Scott

A trip to Abbotsford is a must for all romantics. The land and a fairly small farmhouse wa...
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Traquair House

Whatever the weather Traquair House has something to offer its visitors. Outside the groun...
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Tantallon Castle

This castle offers views over to the Bass Rock, a history of sieges since its origins in 1...
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Dirleton Castle & Gardens

Thought to be one of the best castles in Scotland. This is a romantic 12th century castle ...
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Seacliff Beach

This beach sits just over 4 miles from North Berwick. Drive along the A198 for approximate...
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Balloch Castle Country Park

Situated in the Balloch Castle Country Park, this magical attraction takes you on a journe...
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Craigmillar Castle

Craigmillar Castle which stands 5 miles south of the centre of Edinburgh, is a ruined medi...
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Spend a day at Brodick Castle

Give yourself plenty of time to take in the splendour of this island castle and its surrou...
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Dunscaith Castle

Unfortunately these are just ruins now but date back to the 14th century when the castle w...
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See 360 degree views of Inverness and surrounds from Inverness Castle

The red sandstone buildings of Inverness Castle can best be viewed from the opposite bank ...
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See the iconic setting of Urquhart Castle

Travel out of Inverness for only 30 minutes by car along the A82 towards Drumnadrocit and ...
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Investigate the ruins of Castle Tioram

The castle can be reached on foot across the tidal causeway, but there is no access to the...
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Visit the 13th century Blair Castle

Opened in 1269, Blair Castle stands in its grounds near the village of Blair Atholl. You c...
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Be a King or a Queen for the day at Scone Palace

This Georgian mansion of extreme elegance and luxury dates back to 1580. The self-guided t...
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Duart Castle

Mull has a number of castles so why is Duart Castle worth a visit?...
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Inveraray Castle

The castle is the ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, Chief of the Clan Campbell and is ...
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Carlowrie Castle

Voted one of the top three venues in Europe under 200 bedrooms at The 2016 International H...
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Forter Castle

The castle is located in the beautiful Scottish Highlands about 1.5hr drive from Edinburgh...
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Imagine living in the Castle Of Old Wick in the 12th Century

This castle known as The Old Man of Wick dates back to the 12th Century when the King of N...
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Find drama at Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

See the most dramatic coastal scenery surrounding this ruined castle sitting on the cliff ...
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Kilmartin Castle

Your mind will race as you start to imagine the sights these medieval castle walls have se...
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View the Old Man of Hoy from the Castle of Mey

On a clear day you can see right across the Pentland Firth to Hoy from here and take in so...
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See the ruins of the Old Inverlochy Castle

Near Fort William this 13th century castle, now ruined, was the scene of the first and sec...
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Eilean Donan Castle

Tours of fully restored castle on an island where 3 lochs meet, dating from the 13th centu...
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Corgarff Castle

You will find Corgaff Castle west of the village of Corgarff in Aberdeenshire, which lies ...
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Hermit's Castle

Hermit's Castle, Achmelvich.  Achmelvich is home to what is reputedly Europe's smallest c...
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Ardvreck Castle & Calda House

Ardvreck Castle is a ruined castle dating from the 16th century which stands on a rocky pr...
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Dumbarton Castle

One of the oldest castles in Scotland, this historic stronghold sits upon a volcanic plug...
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Travel back in time to the Coastal Fort of Broughty Castle

A 15th Century coastal fort that saw many battles and sieges, the castle and the local env...
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Balmoral Castle

The Scottish home of the royal family, it has been a firm favourite with monarchs since 18...
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Dunnottar Castle

Dramatic. Evocative. There is something mystical, almost unbelievable about the ruined cli...
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Craigievar Castle

You will recognise this castle because it is the shape of castles that we see over and ove...
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Fyvie Castle

Castles always have a rich and turbulent history – Fyvie Castle won’t disappoint. 800 ...
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Castle Fraser

Beautiful and imposing, the core of Castle Fraser was built in the 1450s and is still one ...
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Huntly Castle

Once the seat of one of the most powerful families in Scotland, Huntly Castle boasts what ...
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Slains Castle

Known as New Slains Castle to distinguish it from the old, it overlooks the North Sea, but...
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Crathes Castle

The backdrop of rolling hills frames Crathes Castle perfectly, making it one of the most p...
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Drum Castle

There are over 700 years of history to be discovered in the battlements and square towers ...
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Braemar Castle

Built in 1628, as with most other Scottish castles, this seat of power swapped sides many ...
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Tolquhon Castle

There are some who say that Tolquhon Castle, open from April to September, is one of the f...
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Edinburgh Castle

Start exploring the Royal Mile at Edinburgh Castle. There has been human activity on the r...
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