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Outlander - the castles that inspired the series

If you are a fan of the hit TV series Outlander and want to get closer to the action, here are some of the Scottish places and castles used to create atmosphere and authenticity to the dramatic scenes.

Date added: 15 Sep 2015

Stirling Castle's door and its mysterious grooves

Stirling Castle has provided us with a wealth of information about our history but still holds on to some of its secrets.

Date added: 08 Sep 2015

Seafield Tower Collapse

Seafield Tower in Fife is in bad repair and is in a critical state following the recent collapse of more walling.

Date added: 20 Aug 2015

Hope for Blairfindy Castle?

Following emergency work in 2013 to prevent Blairfindy Castle in Moray's collapse, could its future be secured by conversion into a home?

Date added: 20 Aug 2015

What a difference a year makes... to Mingary Castle

Just a year ago 13th century Mingary Castle, near Kilchoan, stood as a roofless ruin. Thanks to a £2.3million restoration project, it has now been turned into a luxury holiday retreat.

Date added: 21 Jul 2015

Eilean Donan Castle to star in Black Angel 2

Star Wars fans will be thrilled to know that a follow-up to cult film Black Angel is to be filmed at Eilean Donan Castle...

Date added: 25 Jun 2015

Redcastle still on Buildings at Risk Register

Another historic treasure has an uncertain fate despite numerous attempts to find a suitable buyer with the foresight - and budget - to restore it to its former glory.

Date added: 24 Jun 2015

Lochore Castle Revealed

Lochore Castle (also known as Inchgall Castle), near Kinross – long a ruin and standing within a wasteland – is about to give up its secrets.

Date added: 18 Jun 2015

A tale of two castles - Mugdock and Craigend

Mugdock and Craigend are castles situated in Mugdock Country Park, East Dunbartonshire. The former is 14th century and the latter 19th but both fuel the conundrum - how can one save a historic building and safeguard its future?

Date added: 10 Jun 2015

The National Trust takes ownership of Alloa Tower

Alloa Tower is to be gifted to the National Trust by the Clackmannanshire Heritage Trust who rescued the once derelict tower.

Date added: 04 Jun 2015
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