Scottish Castles Association

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Castle Tours

The Scottish Castles Association has been privileged to visit hundreds of Scotland's castles - from stunning private homes to ruinous remnants where proud and historic buildings once stood.
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SCA Castle Tour Peeblesshire April 2018

Ten castles in two days - a more leisurely reminder of our Spring 2018 tour to the historically rich Peeblesshire region.

Date added: 23 Aug 2018

SCA Autumn 2017 Castle Tour to East Lothian

A (virtual) chance to join us on our castle-packed weekend tour of East Lothian

Date added: 20 Oct 2017
sca apriltrip

SCA April 2017 Castle Tour to Kirkcudbright

We explored the castles - and even an abbey - of the south west of Scotland for our Spring tour. Enjoy some of the sights here...

Date added: 28 Apr 2017

SCA Autumn 2016 Castle Tour to Argyll

The stunning west coast of Scotland was the setting for our Autumn 2016 tour where we viewed an equally stunning variety of castles.

Date added: 15 Dec 2016

SCA Spring Tour - Castles of the River Clyde Estuary

Join us for a whistle-stop tour of some of the sights - and frights - we saw on our latest castle tour of the beautiful River Clyde estuary.

Date added: 29 Apr 2016
bermersyde castle

SCA Autumn 2015 Castle Tour to the Scottish Borders

A sample of some of the castles we visited during our tour to the Scottish Borders area in September 2015

Date added: 17 Jan 2016

SCA Castle Tour to the River Forth - April 2014

The spring tour was based at South Queensferry to view castles of Lothian thanks to our President, John Hunter, in his last year of office. Thank you John from all the members of the SCA.

Date added: 15 Jan 2015

SCA Castle Tour to Ellon - September 2013

Autumn 2013 found us in Buchan and Aberdeen courtesy of SCA member Alastair Bain.

Date added: 08 Jan 2015

SCA Castle Tour to Wigtownshire April 2013

Spring found us in 'The Machars' thanks to SCA President Janet Brennan together with her husband John.

Date added: 07 Jan 2015
french trip

SCA Castle Tour to the French Riviera - Oct 2012

In October 2012, the SCA travelled to Menton - an area known as The Pearl of the Riviera - for a fabulous tour organised by SCA member Annick McGarrigle whose family live in this stunning region.

Date added: 18 Dec 2014

SCA Castle Trip to Kincardine - September 2012

Autumn 2012 found us in Kincardine thanks to the work done by SCA members David Campbell and Alastair Bain, both of whom hail from the North East.

Date added: 17 Dec 2014

SCA Castle Tour to Fife - Apr 2012

In April 2012, the SCA travelled to Fife for a tour organised by Gabriele Kuhn, our secretary, whose home county this is.

Date added: 10 Dec 2014
Keiss Castle

SCA Castle Tour to Caithness - Sept 2011

Members headed north on the Friday afternoon for a tour of castles in Caithness. Castles visited were Balnagown Castle, Berriedale Castle, Braal Castle, Brims Castle, Castle of May, Kiess Castle and others.

Date added: 26 Oct 2011
Laxey Wheel

SCA Castle Tour to the Isle of Man - June 2011

As a change to the annual picnic day this year, it was agreed to enhance the SCA visits programme by accepting a long-standing invitation from SCA members Tom and Sylvia Ashton to visit the Isle of Man.

Date added: 25 Jul 2011

SCA Castle Tour To The Scottish Borders - May 2011

The traditional April AGM weekend brought us to Selkirk, courtesy of David and Judy Steel, who organised the weekend for us. Unusually, because of tight access to some of the properties, we travelled in 3 minibuses

Date added: 24 Jun 2011

Members Day and Conference at Fingask Castle, Feb 2011

This was held at FINGASK CASTLE, on the Carse of Gowrie, courtesy of Andrew Thriepland whose family have owned it for most of the time since the 17th Century.

Date added: 29 Mar 2011
Howgill Castle interior

SCA Castle Tour To Cumbria and the Debatable Lands - Sep 2010

September had us, passports in hand, headed south of the border for a trip round northern Cumbria and the edge of the "debateable lands", long notorious in Borders history.

Date added: 12 Oct 2010
Old Sauchie

SCA Castle Tour To Stirlingshire - Apr 2010

Although labelled as a Stirling this trip included the counties of Stirling, Kinross and Clackmannan. A feature of our visit was the number of buildings rescued from ruin. MENSTRIE, ALLOA TOWER, and SAUCHIE.

Date added: 09 May 2010
Kelburn Castle graffiti

SCA Members' Day to Ayrshire - Feb 2010

A cold winter day during a break in the snows saw 22 members gather at DUNDONALD CASTLE for the first visit of the day. Followed by PORTENCROSS CASTLE, FAIRLIE CASTLE and KELBURN CASTLE in the afternoon.

Date added: 05 Mar 2010

SCA Trip to Gordon Country: Aberdeenshire/Banffshire - Sept 2009

The SCA Summer Trip was based in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, the heartland of the Gordon family, and most of the properties on our itinerary had Gordon connections at one time in their life – some good, others less so.

Date added: 25 Oct 2009