Northern Scotland > Places to Visit > Castles


Castle Menzies   

This spectacular sixteenth century castle, restored by the Menzies Clan Society welcomes visitors. Seat of the Chiefs of Clan Menzies for over 400 years.

Celtic Castles   

Planning a trip to Scotland, Ireland or England, thinking about staying in one of the many fantastic castles in the UK? If so, you have just found the web site that can help fulfill your dreams!

Drum Castle   

The oldest intact building in the care of the National Trust for Scotland.

Edzell Castle & Garden   

A remarkable and very beautiful complex with a late medieval tower house incorporated into a 16th-century courtyard mansion.

Fort George   

A vast site and one of the most outstanding artillery fortifications in Europe.

Fyvie Castle   

Fyvie was once a royal stronghold, one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland.

Glamis Castle   

Glamis Castle in Tayside, Scotland is the childhood home of The Queen Mother and the legendary setting for Shakespeare's Macbeth.

Huntingtower Castle   

Two fine and complete towers, built in the 15th and 16th centuries and joined by a range in the 17th century.

Huntly Castle   

A magnificent ruin of a castle from the 12th-century motte to the palace block erected in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Gordon family.

Inveraray Castle   

Inveraray Castle is the ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, Chief of the Clan Campbell and the iconic, must-see visitor attraction on the West Coast of Scotland.

Ruthven Barracks   

An infantry barracks erected in 1719 following the Jacobite rising of 1715, with two ranges of quarters and a stable block.

Urquhart Castle   

Magnificently sited, overlooking Loch Ness. Urquhart is one of the largest castles in Scotland, with a long and colourful history.

Balmoral Castle   

Balmoral Castle the Scottish Home of the British Royal Family and is open to the Public Mid April to July each year.

Balvenie Castle   

A castle of enclosure first owned by the Comyns with a 13th-century curtain wall.

Brodie Castle   

Set in parkland, Brodie Castle is old but the family association with the area is even older.

Castle Explorer   

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Castle Fraser   

The most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland, and one of the grandest Castles of Mar, was begun in 1575 by the 6th laird, Michael Fraser, and incorporates an earlier building.

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