Blackness Castle is a 15th-century fortress, on the south shore of the Firth of Forth. It was built, probably on the site of an earlier fort, by Sir George Crichton in the 1440s.
Inside the castle
Our "Historic Scotland" passes we'd bought in Edinburgh let us into Huntly Castle as well as other places. Huntly Castle: Over a period of 600 years this site saw four different castles in three slightly different locations under two different names. And between them these castles were attacked or besieged at least eight times. In about 1180, Duncan, Earl of Fife, built the first castle here. By early 1306, John of Strathbogie, by now both Earl of Fife and Earl of Atholl, was executed by…
In pictures: Castles of Donside - Evening Express
In this week’s Aberdonian we have taken a look back through our picture archive looking at historical images of the Castles of Donside. How many of these old castles which follow the course of the River Don have you visited?
Stunning Highlands castle on sale for £1.2million - but needs work
Carbisdale Castle, near the village of Culrain, boasts 40 bedrooms and was for decades used as a youth hostel which attracted thousands of holidaymakers - but will require some refurbishment.
Huntly Castle and its White Lady | Picture Britain
Huntly Castle, originally uploaded by Mac ind Óg. Originally named Strathbogie, the castle was granted to Sir Adam Gordon of Huntly in the 14th century. King Robert the Bruce was a guest of the castle in 1307 prior to his defeat of the Earl of Buchan. It was fired in 1452 by the Earl of Moray...
‘Huntly Castle in Scotland’ by anitahiltz
'Huntly Castle in Scotland' by anitahiltz. Huntly Castle is a ruined castle in Huntly in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was the ancestral home of the chief of Clan Gordon, Earl of Huntly. A mound in the grounds of the castle is all that rem...
Balvenie Castle--Ruins of Scotland's Colorful Past | Picture Britain
Balvenie Castle Front, originally uploaded by Aggpup Photography. Balvenie Castle lies a mile north of Dufftown in Glen Fiddich which is in the Moray region of Scotland. Originally known as Mortlach, it was built by William Comyn, who became the Earl of Buchan on his marriage to the daughter of the last Celtic earl of Buchan....
Torwood Castle (6) west end
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Unique accommodation in Scotland - Rowallan Old Castle Airbnb
Read about staying at the unique Rowallan Old Castle accommodation in Ayrshire, Scotland which is straight out of a fairytale.