Best Airbnb Castle Stays in Scotland

Scotland is home to not only one of the most spectacular wildernesses in Europe but the entire world. This beautiful country boasts legendary lochs, soaring mountains, and wide-open landscapes that are a delight for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Not to mention rich history and culture too. While some tourists would be eager for an … Read more

Campbell Castles in Scotland

Kilchurn Castle

The Campbell Clan are a Scottish highland clan with large landholdings in Argyll, and they were once one of the largest and most powerful highland clans. Clans are Scottish kinship groups ruled by chiefs, with a shared identity and descent – although clan leadership was often hereditary, the clan itself was made up of unrelated … Read more

English Royal Palaces

Even if you aren’t British, you probably enjoy having a glimpse into the lives of the British royal family. When Prince Harry married Megan Markle, there were almost 28 million viewers in the United Kingdom, and even more in the United States! When there is no royal wedding to tune in for, you can entertain … Read more

Castles in Argyll

Best Scottish Castles Castle-Stalker

The county of Argyll is split up into north and south and covers 23 islands, as well as some of the Scottish mainland. Argyll is known as Scotland’s adventure coast, boasting activities such as the Argyll Sea Kayak Trail, the Cowal Way Walking Trail, and countless opportunities to see local wildlife such as eagles, deer, … Read more

Best Castles in Fife County

Falkland Palace in Fife

Known as the Kingdom of Fife, this county lies north of the Firth of Forth and the Scottish capital Edinburgh. Home to the monarchs of Scotland for more than 500 years, it has a strong identity that differs from the rest of the country. Not only was this the home of Scottish monarchs, but also … Read more

Castles in East Lothian

Preston Tower

There are three Lothians in Scotland – west, mid, and east. They lie around the capital city of Edinburgh. The historic county of East Lothian’s major attraction is its stunning 40 miles of coastline between Musselburgh and Dunbar. Due to its proximity to the English border, many bloody battles and royal landmarks have taken place … Read more

Castles in Aberdeenshire

Dunnottar Castle - best castles in Aberdeenshire

Dominating the northeast corner of Scotland, this large county has plenty to get excited about. Aberdeenshire is home to stunning coastlines, rolling hills, and towering mountains in the Cairn Gorm National Park. Aberdeenshire is also known as Scotland’s Castle Country. There are more castles per acre than any other part of the UK in this … Read more

Best Castles in Ayrshire County

Greenan Castle one of the best castles to visit in Ayrshire

Located on the southeast coast of Scotland, Ayrshire is probably best known as the home of one of Scotland’s most famous sons – the poet Robert Burns. It’s also where you’ll be able to sample delicious fresh seafood, see where Vikings once landed, and play golf; there are more than 50 golf courses in Ayrshire. … Read more