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Preserving the Past for the Future

Castles associated with The Scottish Castles Association

Although not all of the Scottish Castles Association members are fortunate enough to be castle owners, a number of us do inhabit, and maintain, these wonderful historic buildings for future generations. Here is just some of them for you to see...



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RUSKO CASTLE

Rusko Castle - Galloway

Standing on a tree-clad hillside, Rusko Castle is an altered 15th century keep, to which has been added a long and lower 17th century wing, which was ruinous and has been demolished.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about rusko castle
SETON HOUSE

Seton House - Lothians

Site of castle, which was apparently a splendid palace after being rebuilt in the 16th century.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about seton house
SINCLAIR AND GIRNIGOE CASTLES

Sinclair and Girnigoe Castles - Caithness

Standing on a rocky promontory in the sea, Girnigoe Castle and Castle Sinclair were two separate fortresses, although they stood very close together, not much remains of Castle Sinclair.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about sinclair and girnigoe castles
STAIR HOUSE

Stair Tower House - Ayrshire

Stair is a fine 16th century L-plan tower house of three storeys to which has been added later wings which were, in turn, extended in the 17th century.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 (members only) read more about stair house
CASTLE STALKER

Castle Stalker - Argyll

Standing dramatically on a small island, Castle Stalker is a tall, massive and simple keep, rectangular in plan, of four storeys and a garret.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about castle stalker
STONEYPATH TOWER

Stoneypath Tower - Lothians

Standing on a promontory above a river with three steep sides, Stoneypath Tower is a 16th century L-plan tower house, which may incorporate part of a 15th century keep.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about stoneypath tower
STRATHENDRY CASTLE

Strathendry Castle - Fife

Strathendry Castle is a rectangular keep of three storeys and an attic with a projecting round stair tower. A corbelled-out parapet, with open rounds at each end, crowns one side.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about strathendry castle
THIRLESTANE CASTLE

Thirlestane Castle - Borders

Thirlestane Castle is a 16th century castle, the oldest part of which is a rectangular tower house or block of three storeys, which had a large tower at each corner.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about thirlestane castle
WESTHALL TOWER HOUSE

Westhall Tower House - Aberdeenshire

Westhall consists of a small 16th century L-Plan tower house of three storeys and a garret. To this has been added a gabled block, with a round stair-tower, probably in the 17th century.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about westhall tower house
WORMISTON HOUSE

Wormiston House - Fife

Wormiston House is a 17th century tower house, which has been greatly extended, although these extensions were demolished in 1988 during re-building.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about wormiston house
SAINT MONANCE CASTLE

Saint Monance Castle also know as Newark - Fife

St. Monance is a very ruined 15th century castle which was altered and extended in the 16th and 17th centuries.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about saint monance castle
DUNDERAVE CASTLE

Dunderave Castle - Argyll

Dunderave Castle is a 16th Century L-plan tower house of four storeys and an attic with a square tower in the re-entrant angle and a round tower at one corner.


Date added: 17 Apr 2010 read more about dunderave castle
DUNDAS CASTLE

Dundas Castle - Lothians

Dundas Castle or Tower is a massive 15th century keep of four storeys and a flat roof, now L-plan with the addition of a later wing.


Date added: 17 Apr 2010 read more about dundas castle
EARLSHALL CASTLE

Earlshall Castle - Fife

Earlshall is a 16th century courtyard castle. It consists of a main house. Occupying two sides, a smaller detached tower of three storeys, the lower two being vaulted, and a range of 17th century outbuildings.


Date added: 17 Apr 2010 read more about earlshall castle
EILEAN DONAN CASTLE

Eilean Donan Castle - Inverness

One of the most beautifully situated of all Scottish Castles, Eilean Donan Castle consists of a 13th century wall surrounding a courtyard.


Date added: 17 Apr 2010 read more about eilean donan castle
ELCHO CASTLE

Elcho Castle - Perthshire

Impressive and well-preserved, both stronghold and comfortable residence. Elcho Castle is a 16th century tower house, built in the plan of a Z with an extra tower at one corner.


Date added: 17 Apr 2010 read more about elcho castle
ARNOT TOWER

Arnot Tower - Fife

Arnot Tower is a ruined rectangular 16th-century tower house of four storeys, although it may incorporate earlier work.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about arnot tower
AVOCHIE CASTLE

Avochie Castle - Aberdeenshire

Avochie Castle is a very ruined 16th Century Tower House. Only the gable ends, with a corbelled-out bartizan at one corner, survive.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about avochie castle
BALBITHAN HOUSE

Balbithan House - Aberdeenshire

Balbithan is a fine 16th Century L-plan tower house of three storeys. It has a wide stair-tower in the re-entrant angle, the upper part of which was reached by a turret stair. Bartizans crown the gables.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about balbithan house
BALCOMIE CASTLE

Balcomie Castle - Fife

Balcomie Castle is a 16th Century L-plan tower house of five storeys and a garret, to which has been added an 18th century house.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about balcomie castle