Scottish Castles Association

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Castles in their Past and Present State

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Queen Mary's House (Jedburgh) - Past and Present

A home fit for a Queen - or is it? The debate over whether Queen Mary did indeed stay here still rages on...

Date added: 21 Jul 2016

Dalhousie Castle (Midlothian) - Past and Present

The last castle in Scotland to have been besieged by an English king - and despite being ravaged by fire in 1867 - 15th-century Dalhousie Castle still stands strong.

Date added: 17 Jun 2016

Sorn Castle (Ayrshire) - Past and Present

Set on the side of dramatic ravine, Sorn Castle has evolved over the centuries from 14th-century tower house to stunning mansion.

Date added: 26 May 2016

Kildonan Castle (Arran) - Past and Present

With a prominent clifftop position overlooking the Firth of Clyde, Kildonan Castle has borne the brunt of the inclement Scottish weather...

Date added: 14 May 2016

Law Castle (West Kilbride) - Past and Present

Once a roofless ruin, Law Castle is a shining example of how restoration can breathe new life into our historic buildings.

Date added: 19 Nov 2015

Ardencaple Castle (Dumbarton) - Past and Present

Ardencaple Castle was a multi-period site, each addition obscuring the previous until nothing of the original castle appeared to survive - but appearances can be deceptive...

Date added: 31 Oct 2015

Littledean Tower (Roxburghshire) - Past and Present

A tower with a turbulent history and unique design, Littledean is in critical condition.

Date added: 29 Sep 2015
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Isle Tower (Wigtown) - Past and Present

A tower which Nigel Tranter claimed could be the latest - and also the most southerly - castle in Scotland reveals its charms and how they have stood the test of time.

Date added: 01 Sep 2015

Rossend Castle (Fife) - Past and Present

Rossend Castle stands proudly above the Firth of Forth and once provided a lodging for Mary Queen of Scots - and allegedly a French poet whose evening with the Queen came to an unsavoury end.

Date added: 23 Aug 2015

Blairquhan Castle (Ayr) - Past and Present

This (apparent) Tudor Gothic mansion of 1820 hides a secret...

Date added: 23 Jul 2015