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Orchardton Tower (HS)

Nr. Palnackie, Dumfries, DG7 1QH

A unique circular tower house of the 1400s.

Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, IV55 8WF

Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without enjoying the wealth of history and legends at 5* Dunvegan Castle…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars

Craigmillar Castle (HS)

Craigmillar, Edinburgh, EH16 4SY

Craigmillar is one of the most perfectly preserved late mediaeval castles in Scotland.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Duffus Castle (HS)

Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RH

Of the finest examples of a 12th century motte and bailey castle in Scotland with a very fine early 14th century stone...

Stirling Castle (HS)

Stirling, FK8 1EJ

Stirling Castle is one of Scotland's most celebrated visitor attractions. Scotland's kings and queens held court here.

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Braemar Castle

Braemar, AB35 5XR

17th century hunting lodge, Hanoverian garrison and home to Clan Farquharson.

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Dunstaffnage Castle (HS)

By Dunbeg, Near Oban, Argyll, PA37 1PZ

A very fine 13th century castle, built on a rock. Nearby are the ruins of a chapel with beautiful architectural detailing.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Aberdour Castle and Garden (HS)

Burntisland, Fife, KY3 0SL

Aberdour is a wonderful example of how a medieval castle could be extended and modified over several centuries.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Craignethan Castle (HS)

Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, ML11 9PL

The last great private fortress to be constructed in Scotland, Craignethan was begun about 1530.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Scotstarvit Tower (HS)

Nr. Cupar, Fife, Scotland, UK

Renowned as the home of Sir John Scot, author of 'Scot of Scotstarvit's Staggering State of the Scots Statesmen'.

Inverlochy Castle (HS)

Fort William, Inverness-shire, PH33

A fine well-preserved 13th century castle of the Comyn family.

Newark Castle (HS)

Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5NH

An elegant and virtually intact castle with views over the Firth of Clyde.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Fyvie Castle (NTS)

Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS

Superb castle, dating from 13th century, with rich portrait collection, an equally fine collection of arms and armour, and…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
1 Orchardton Tower (HS) Nr. Palnackie, Dumfries, DG7 1QH
2 Dunvegan Castle & Gardens Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, IV55 8WF 5 stars
3 Craigmillar Castle (HS) Craigmillar, Edinburgh, EH16 4SY 4 stars
4 Duffus Castle (HS) Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RH
5 Stirling Castle (HS) Stirling, FK8 1EJ 5 stars
6 Braemar Castle Braemar, AB35 5XR 3 stars
7 Dunstaffnage Castle (HS) By Dunbeg, Near Oban, Argyll, PA37 1PZ 4 stars
8 Huntingtower Castle (HS) Huntingtowerfield, Perth, PH1 3JL 4 stars
9 Aberdour Castle and Garden (HS) Burntisland, Fife, KY3 0SL 4 stars
10 Craignethan Castle (HS) Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, ML11 9PL 4 stars
11 Broughty Castle Museum (HS) Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF 3 stars
12 Scotstarvit Tower (HS) Nr. Cupar, Fife, Scotland, UK
13 Inverlochy Castle (HS) Fort William, Inverness-shire, PH33
14 Newark Castle (HS) Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5NH 4 stars
15 Fyvie Castle (NTS) Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS 4 stars

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