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C.Garner and P.Wright
Castles, Manors and Abbeys in Scotland
- Very prosperous estate with ceiling paintings.
- Glenbogle of
Monarch of the Glen
- Three story tower house
- Built by the Wallaces of Dundonald.
- About ready to fall down but beautiful.
- Located on the banks of the River Tay.
- Holiday home for the royals.
- Nice corbells
- Located in Glen Fiddich
- Still inhabited by the Campbells of Barcaldine
- In Renfrewshire.
- Built to house English soldiers
- Ruins, not much left.
- Mary Queen of Scots made a visit here.
- Also called Conzie Castle
- Castle located southeast of Glasgow
- Has a star curtain wall
- Started as a tower and later became a hunting lodge
- Seat of the Brodie of Brodies
- Tower house with a barmkin wall
- An unusually shaped castle
- Iron age fort
- Built by a Norse princess
- Once known as Castle Gloom
- Castle on the north end of the Kilmartin Glen
- Iron Age broch
century keep under restoration.
- Very nice gardens
century parish church
- Sixteenth century L-plan castle built by the Barclays
- L-plan with star curtain wall
- Tower house in very good condition.
- Belonged to a prosperous merchant.
- Nice fortifications
- Very intact castle
- A restored castle.
- Did have a water mill.
- Fine gardens and nice 13
- The place where Monty Python and the Holy Grail was filmed!
- One of the oldest continuously occupied keeps.
- Established by the Premonstratensian Order in 1150.
- Impressive fortress on the island of Mull.
- Good example of a motte and bailey type of castle
- Castle from the song!
- A fairy hilltop with almost no remains.
- Iron age fort location close to Castle Sween.
- Ancient broch on the Isle of Skye.
century castle that's still inhabited.
- Three structures have been built on this spot
- Mary, Queen of Scots, spent her last night here
- King Arthur is rumoured to have held court here.
- Impressive castle perched high above the coast.
- The old seat of the MacDougalls.
- Only grass covered foundations
- Very large castle, 15
century - 19
- What a name!
- Castle on a ROCK.
- On the same river as Dun Troddan
- A very ruined fort at the top of a hill
- Another broch.
- Ruins of a broch
- A jewel in Scottish Castles
Eilean Donan Castle
- Most photographed castle.
- Beautiful interior molding
- Simple place
- Castle on Loch Awe
century keep ruins.
- Active military fort.
- One of the royal castles
Girnigoe & Sinclair Castle
- Sometimes listed as two castles.
- Also called Glenbucket!
- A MacDougall Castle
- Beautiful ceiling artwork.
- Stately castle, ancient seat of the Gordon clan.
Inchrye Abbey Stable
- What's left of the stable block from Inchrye Abbey
- Home of the Clan Campbell Chief
- Ruined 17
century L-plan castle
century castle built by the Comyns
- The cradle of Christianity in Scotland
- Established by the Augustinian Order around 1138.
- A small manor house
- Z-plan castle on a cliff
- Part of King David I Border abbeys.
- Impressive castle on Loch Awe
- A 13
- Big place
- Site of Soldier's Leap.
- Z-plan tower house
- Large Bed and Breakfast
- Old seat of the Kings.
- On the Isle of Skye, also known as Caisteal Camus
- One small corner still stands
- MacLachlans settled here from Ireland
- A large square courtyard structure
- Lovely ruined abbey by the River Tay.
- Was a hunting lodge for the Kings of Scotland
- It has a machicolation!
- about 100 years old
- King Robert Bruces heart may be buried here.
- Winery in the Highlands
- On Lochbuie
- One of four Newark Castles
- Abbey located in Paisley!
Peel Ring of Lumphanan
- Motte and bailey castle
- Rest stop for Robert the Bruce
- Example of a hall house
- Started life as a royal residence.
- On the Isle of Butte
- Barracks built to house royal soldiers.
St. Andrews Castle
- Castle with a siege mine and countermine.
- Courtyard castle
- Well kept tower once owned by Sir John Scott.
century keep from the Sutherlands
- Built by MacSweens to defend against the Vikings
- Was the cathedral of Moray until 1224
- A Stewart castle
- Central point of Scotland
- A little tower castle
century tower house, now a B&B
century square castle on Loch Sween
- Cistercian Abbey
- Large 14
century courtyard castle.
- Landing spot for vikings.
- A 16
- Fourteenth century keep.
- Former seat of MacDonald of clan Ranald
- Large mansion built around a courtyard
- Former home of the Lamonts
- The main castle on Loch Ness
Old Wick Keep
- One of the oldest keeps in Scotland