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Castles of the Cathars – Châteaux de Lastours, Part I

A chance to explore four magnificent Cathar castles in Lastours, 12km from Carcassonne in France.

Date added: 16 Sep 2021
Innis Chonnell

Loch Awe's castle secrets unlocked

The small islands on Loch Awe reveal some of their castle secrets.

Date added: 03 Sep 2021
Granton

Lost in the post – Granton Castle

Were it not for a letter posted to the wrong address, Granton Castle would still be standing today.

Date added: 22 Jul 2021
Bruce

The lost tomb of Robert the Bruce

A recent survey has cast doubt on the location of Robert the Bruce's tomb in Dunfermline Abbey.

Date added: 19 May 2021
Crookston

Crookston – Glasgow's only surviving medieval castle

Under attack for centuries, Crookston has endured the onslaught of cannons in the 1500s and vandals in the 20th century.

Date added: 05 Apr 2021
Rule

The Towers of Rule project

An interesting project aims to create a heritage trail connecting twelve Scottish towers in the Rule Valley.

Date added: 06 Feb 2021
Dudhope

Dudhope Castle's future in doubt as potential purchase falls through

The National Trust have deemed Dudhope Castle 'unviable' for them to take on.

Date added: 30 Jan 2021
Loch Doon

Loch Doon – the island castle that moved to the mainland

Remarkably, what remained of this 13th century castle was relocated from its island site to the mainland

Date added: 18 Jan 2021
Piteadie

Piteadie Castle for sale – a restoration opportunity

For sale separately or as part of a lot, Piteadie Castle could be transformed into an incredible home.

Date added: 11 Dec 2020
Paradores

The Spanish Paradores Proposal – castles into hotels?

A proposal to convert Scottish castles into high-end hotels is under consideration by the government.

Date added: 19 Nov 2020
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