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Carsluith Castle (HS)

Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8 7DY

Carsluith Castle is an impressive 16th century L-plan tower house, with 18th century ranges of outhouses that are still…

Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS)

Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2

The gaunt remains of the residence of Robert Stewart, Earl of Orkney, constructed in the late 16th century round a courtyard.

Norham Castle

Norham, Scotland, UK

Hermitage Castle (HS)

Liddesdale, Newcastleton, Borders, TD9 0LU

A vast eerie fortress, at the heart of many of the bloodiest events in the history of the Borders.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Dunnottar Castle

Stonehaven, AB39 2TL

A dramatic and evocative ruined cliff top fortress in a truly stunning setting.

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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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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars

Newhailes (NTS)

Musselburgh, EH21 6RY

Newhailes contains a fine collection of paintings, including portraits by Medina and Ramsay.

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Thirlestane Castle

Lauder, Berwickshire, TD2 6RU

One of the seven Great Houses of Scotland.

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Kilchurn Castle (HS)

Near Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1AF

Beneath towering mountains at the top of Loch Awe is one of the most picturesque castles in Scotland.

Leith Hall and Garden (NTS)

Kennethmont,, Nr Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4NQ

This beautiful house was the home of the Leith family for almost 300 years. There is a superb garden and extensive grounds.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Carnasserie Castle (HS)

Kilmartin, Argyll, PA31 8RQ

One of Argyll’s finest castles, Carnasserie was built in the 1560s by John Carswell.

Caerlaverock Castle (HS)

Dumfries, DG1 4RU

One of the finest castles in Scotland, surrounded by moats it has stood guard over the Solway Firth for more than 400 years.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars

Callendar House

Callendar Park, Falkirk, FK1 1YR

Enjoy a true taste of Scotland's history in a unique Georgian working kitchen. Also General Store, Printer's Shop, Clock…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Auchindoun Castle (HS)

Keith, AB55 4DR

Auchindoun Castle is a 15th century L-Plan tower castle located in Auchindoun near Dufftown in the Moray region of Scotland.

Dirleton Castle and Gardens (HS)

North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5ER

The oldest part of this romantic castle dates from the 13th century.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
1 Carsluith Castle (HS) Carsluith, Dumfries, DG8 7DY
2 Earl's Palace (Birsay) (HS) Mainland, Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2
3 Norham Castle Norham, Scotland, UK
4 Hermitage Castle (HS) Liddesdale, Newcastleton, Borders, TD9 0LU 4 stars
5 Dunnottar Castle Stonehaven, AB39 2TL
6 Glamis Castle Glamis, Angus, DD8 1RJ 5 stars
7 Newhailes (NTS) Musselburgh, EH21 6RY
8 Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Berwickshire, TD2 6RU 4 stars
9 Kilchurn Castle (HS) Near Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1AF
10 Leith Hall and Garden (NTS) Kennethmont,, Nr Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4NQ 4 stars
11 Carnasserie Castle (HS) Kilmartin, Argyll, PA31 8RQ
12 Caerlaverock Castle (HS) Dumfries, DG1 4RU 5 stars
13 Callendar House Callendar Park, Falkirk, FK1 1YR 4 stars
14 Auchindoun Castle (HS) Keith, AB55 4DR
15 Dirleton Castle and Gardens (HS) North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5ER 4 stars

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