The Best Castles Near Oban

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Oban, the Scottish town in the Argyll and Bute region of the country, is one of Scotland’s hidden gems and is often regarded as the gateway to the Hebridean islands. It is a stunning waterside town, that has a quiet and idyllic charm, that captures the interests of many tourists every year. The town centre … Read more

Best Castles near Glasgow

The Scottish city of Glasgow is a bustling metropolis that seamlessly combines the old with the new, and has an abundance of culture and charm that is just waiting to be discovered. It is a thriving hub of art, food, and architecture, and attracts a plethora of tourists every year, who are enticed by its … Read more

Best Castles in the Highlands, Scotland

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See where the mighty clans of Scotland lived during the Middle Ages as you wander around the ruins of fairytale-like castles and visit the lavish family homes chock full of artefacts with plenty of legends bursting to be heard too. One thing’s for sure, the Highlands contains some of the most dramatic castles in Scotland … Read more

Best Castles near Edinburgh

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Visit Edinburgh and you’ll be hard-pressed not to visit it’s most famous historic castles but why stick to the typical tourist trail just visiting Edinburgh Castle and Holyroodhouse when there are so many more castles to see and enjoy! See where James V and Mary Queen of Scots were born, spend a night (or longer) … Read more

Best Castles in Scotland

Castles in Scotland EILEAN-DONAN-CASTLE

With such a rich and fascinating history, Scotland has always had a romantic aura of legend surrounding it. This is the place where medieval fortresses, clifftop ruins, ancient abbeys, and other architectural and natural wonders form a unique and dramatic landscape. There is nothing, however, that contributes more to this aura of the country than … Read more