Scottish Castles Association

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Rait

Preserve Rait Castle!

Determination is essential when attempting to rescue our Scottish castles from ruin – as the group attempting to preserve Rait know only too well.

Date added: 30 May 2020
Gilbertfield

Plans lodged to give Gilbertfield Tower a future

Could a proposed housing scheme offer hope of Gilbertfield Tower being restored?

Date added: 30 May 2020
almond

Almond Castle – running out of time

A developer has bought the land surrounding Almond Castle. Could this bring hope of restoration?

Date added: 30 May 2020
ravenscraig object

Mystery objects – can you identify them?

The interiors of our Scottish castles often throw up objects which give us an insight into what life within them might have been like hundreds of years ago. Can you work out what these objects were for?

Date added: 28 Apr 2020
Castle Craig

Castle Craig to be saved

Exciting developments have been announced for one of Scotland's most perilous ruins - Castle Craig.

Date added: 19 Apr 2020
SCA logo

A letter from our Chairman

A message to all Scottish Castles Association members from our chairman Robert Bogdan.

Date added: 07 Apr 2020
plague

Scotland's first lockdown in 1350

The Scots have faced pandemics in the past. In particular the 'English disease' of 1350 – the Bubonic Plague.

Date added: 07 Apr 2020
Rouen

Château de Rouen, Normandy

Joan of Arc was imprisoned in the castle of Rouen in 1431 and you can still visit its donjon today.

Date added: 30 Mar 2020
Largo

Largo and its famous sons

Scots are renowned for their taste for adventure and two of Scotland's most intrepid sons have a connection with Largo. Do you know who they are?

Date added: 17 Mar 2020
Kelso abbey

The English attack Kelso Abbey 1545

In 1545, following King Henry VIII of England's orders, the Earl of Hetford set out to destroy Kelso Abbey

Date added: 06 Feb 2020
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