Scottish Castles Association

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Castles in their Past and Present State

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alloa

Alloa Tower (Clackmannanshire) - Past and Present

The ancestral home of the Erskine family, Alloa Tower was rescued from years of ruin and neglect and is now in magnificent condition under the care of the National Trust for Scotland.

Date added: 17 Sep 2016
frenchland

Frenchland Tower (Dumfries) - Past and Present

A ruin - but eminently restorable should someone share the vision - Frenchland Tower is an interesting example of a Scottish castle

Date added: 27 Aug 2016
riddell

Riddell House (Roxburgh) - Past and Present

Riddell by name and a riddle by nature, the tale of Riddell House in Roxburghshire - now sadly ruined - has many twists and turns...

Date added: 05 Aug 2016
queen marys house

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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