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Historic Attractions in Perthshire, Angus & Dundee

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Broughty Castle Museum (HS)

Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF

Broughty Castle sits imposingly at the mouth of the Tay. Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory, it has faced many sieges and…

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Castle Menzies

Weem, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2JD

Outstanding 16th century fortified tower house, the ancestral home of the chiefs of Clan Menzies. All three floor levels can...

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Scone Palace

Perth, PH2 6BD

A magnificent palace at the centre of Scottish history, with treasures from around the world.

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Edzell Castle and Garden (HS)

Edzell, By Brechin, Angus, DD9 7UE

A late medieval tower house and beautiful walled garden laid out in 1604. The carved decoration of the garden wall…

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Glamis Castle

Glamis, Angus, DD8 1RJ

Ancestral Seat to the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne since 1372 and childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

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Elcho Castle (HS)

Rhynd, Perth, PH2 8QQ

A handsome and complete fortified mansion of 16th century, with three projecting towers.

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Claypotts Castle (HS)

Dundee, DD5 3JY

This particularly fine three storey castle was built between 1569 and 1588.

Lochleven Castle (HS)

Kinross, Perthshire, KY13 8UF

A 16th century tower on an island in Loch Leven. Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned here for almost a year in 1567.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

House of Dun and Garden (NTS)

Montrose, Angus, DD10 9LQ

A beautiful Georgian house overlooking the Montrose Basin, with a collection of family portraits, furniture and porcelain…

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Blair Castle

Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5TL

Discover Blair Castle and go on a journey into the fascinating past of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl.

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Huntingtower Castle (HS)

Huntingtowerfield, Perth, PH1 3JL

Two complete 16th century towers, linked by a 17th century range. There are splendid painted ceilings.

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Guthrie Castle

By Forfar, Angus, DD8 2TP

This Guthrie stronghold was built in 1468 and was extended to form an attractive country house. The grounds include an...

1 Broughty Castle Museum (HS) Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF 3 stars
2 Castle Menzies Weem, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2JD 3 stars
3 Scone Palace Perth, PH2 6BD 5 stars
4 Edzell Castle and Garden (HS) Edzell, By Brechin, Angus, DD9 7UE 4 stars
5 Glamis Castle Glamis, Angus, DD8 1RJ 5 stars
6 Elcho Castle (HS) Rhynd, Perth, PH2 8QQ 4 stars
7 Claypotts Castle (HS) Dundee, DD5 3JY
8 Lochleven Castle (HS) Kinross, Perthshire, KY13 8UF 4 stars
9 House of Dun and Garden (NTS) Montrose, Angus, DD10 9LQ 4 stars
10 Blair Castle Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5TL 5 stars
11 Huntingtower Castle (HS) Huntingtowerfield, Perth, PH1 3JL 4 stars
12 Guthrie Castle By Forfar, Angus, DD8 2TP

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