Brodie Castle was the ancestral home of Clan Brodie, and has a very well preserved central keep with two 5-storey towers on opposing corners. This is really a fortified stately Read more [...]
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Founded in 722 by St. Maelrubha, the present building dates from 1619. The tomb built into the niche on the south wall of the church is said to be the Read more [...]
Cawdor Castle dates from the late 14th century, built as a private fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor. An ancient medieval tower built around the legendary holly tree which visitors Read more [...]
Castle Tioram, meaning “dry castle”, is a ruined castle that sits on the tidal island of Eilean Tioram in Loch Moidart, Lochaber, Highland, Scotland. The castle can be reached on Read more [...]
Balmoral Castle has been the Scottish home of the Royal Family since it was purchased for Queen Victoria by Prince Albert in 1852, having been first leased in 1848, and Read more [...]
The former courthouse, built in 1773, now houses fascinating exhibitions about the historic town of Cromarty. Cromarty Courthouse is manned by volunteers and open between Easter to the end of Read more [...]
Beauly Priory was a Valliscaulian monastic community located at “Insula de Achenbady”, now Beauly, thought to have been founded in 1230.
Keiss Castle, which is now partially ruined, is located less than 1 mile north of Keiss village, on sheer cliffs, overlooking Sinclair’s Bay. The castle was constructed as a Z-plan Read more [...]
The Clachan Bridge is a simple, single-arched, hump-backed, masonry bridge spanning the Clachan Sound still in use today, and is in the care of Historic Scotland. The bridge was built Read more [...]
The Strathnaver Museum is based in the former Parish Church of Columba in Bettyhill with its main theme being the tragic story of the Highland Clearances. One room is dedicated Read more [...]
Braemar Castle was built in 1628 in a commanding position overlooking the River Dee in the heart of the stunning landscape of the Cairngorms National Park.