Restricted opening times and entrance charges apply. One of Scotland's largest and finest 13th century castles, set on a high steep bank commanding the River Clyde.Restricted opening times and entrance charges apply. Originally built in 1628 by John Erskine, Earl of Mar, as a hunting lodge, the castle was attacked and burned by John Farquharson, the Black Colonel of Inverey in 1689.The new royal residence was completed in 1856, and the old castle was demolished.
Attacked and besieged again during the Jacobite rising of 1745, the starving defenders were only relieved when the Jacobite forces withdrew to fight British Government forces at the Batlle of Culloden.The ancestral home of the Fraser family, it was modernised in a classic style in the late 18th century and today stands as one of the grandest Castles of Mar. danske datingsider Vejen Restricted opening times and entrance charges apply. The seat of the Chiefs of Clan Menzies for over 400 years, this 16th century fortified house was formerly known as Weem Castle.Remains of small fortified tower, dating from the late 15th century.A small fortified tower built by Clanranald on a small island in the centre of Loch an Eilean.
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Remains of 16th century castle where Mary, Queen of Scots stayed following her escape from Loch Leven Castle in 1568.In the grounds of Chatelherault Country Park, with free and open access at any reasonable time.Impressive and well preserved moated triangular castle, built in the 13th century.Due to its border location, Caerlaverock was besieged several times by the English.Restricted opening times and entrance charges apply.
Complete medieval castle, remodelled in a Scottish Baronial style in the 19th century.Remains of 12th century Norse castle, possibly built by the great Earl Harald Maddadson, half-Orcadian and half-Scottish, who was at that time the sole earl of Orkney and Caithness.One of the oldest castles in Scotland, it was built at a time when the kings of Norway ruled this area of the Scottish mainland as well as the Northern and Western Isles. Well preserved remains of 14th century four-storey tower house, or keep, set on a tidal islet on Loch Laich.Bonnie Prince Charlie rested at the castle on his way to the Battle of Culloden in 1746.Just four days later it was garrisoned by the Duke of Cumberland, son of the British monarch and commander of the victorious Government forces.