Venture into Gight Castle, Aberdeenshire, the ancestral home of Lord Byron. Explore its rich history, ghostly tales, and the beautiful walk.
Learn about its 13th-century origins, architectural wonders, and intriguing legends as you journey through this Scottish gem.
My wife and I visit the ruin of Rait Castle, the site of an infamous massacre in 1442 between Clan Cumming and Mackintosh.
Explore Brodie Castle in Moray, Scotland. Discover its rich history, architectural splendor, and legacy of Clan Brodie.
Explore Culzean Castle with our comprehensive guide. Uncover hidden gems, and get expert tips for a memorable visit.
This guide offers practical tips for visiting, and suggestions for capturing the perfect photograph. A hidden gem.
A visit to Dunure Castle, an ancient Scottish ruin with connections to the Kennedys of Carrick and the Outlander TV series.
Explore Cawdor Castle's rich history, unique architecture, and mythical connection to Shakespeare's Macbeth.
An overview of the very oldest castles in Scotland, from lesser-known Castle Sween to the famous Edinburgh Castle.
Explore Fort George's rich history, architectural marvels, and the Highlanders' Museum at this 18th-century fortress.
There isn't much left to see of Rothes Castle, but it's a nice place to visit in Rothes in central Moray while travelling the A941.
The Bernera Barracks serve as a reminder of the government's efforts to assert control after the 1715 Jacobite uprising.
Guisachan House, a fine mansion built in mid 1800s by Lord Tweedmouth. Famous as the birthplace of the golden retriever dog breed.
A visit with my family to Castle Roy, just north of Nethy Bridge. Built by the powerful Comyn family around 1200!
We visit one of Scotland's most popular castles on the west side of Loch Ness, near Drumnadrochit.
A magical ancient motte and bailey style castle ruin, jutting out of the Moray landscape near Lossiemouth.
A short guide to the best castles in Moray, tower houses, motte and bailey keeps and the traditional baronial style, Moray has them all!
Stirling is a wonderful city in central Scotland, steeped in history there is so much you can see and do. Let's find out more!
An ancient broch not far from Golspie and Dunrobin Castle. Carn Liath is around 2000 years old and is a fascinating place to visit.
A quick visit to the fantastic ruin of Old Inverlochy Castle, a 13th-century ruin built by the powerful Comyn family.
A little hidden gem of a castle once owned by the Wolf of Badenoch, a worthy detour from the A95 main road.
A family-owned 16th-century castle on a large estate with golf, shooting, stalking and fishing. Fantastic gardens and self guided tour.
Once home to Edward Longshanks and the Wolf of Badenoch, Lochindorb Castle is steeped in medieval history!
A 600 year old castle on a hilly prominence near Dufftown in Moray. Lets look at the car park and directions to this amazing castle.
A short article about Elgin Cathedral, one of the finest examples of ecclesiastical architecture in north Scotland.
The ruin of Beauly Priory, once home to Valliscaulian monastic monks from France. A great tourist attraction west of Inverness.
The ruin of Redcastle, situated on the Beauly Firth it is a wonderful castle and gardens to visit in The Black Isle.
Held by the Sutherland clan for over 700 years, Dunrobin Castle is steeped in history and has a beautiful Victorian garden.
A charming ruin of a Scottish Castle located near Dornoch in the north of Scotland. Currently owned by a Russian billionaire!
An article about the ruin of Balvenie Castle near Dufftown and Glenfiddich Distillery in the county of Moray.
Exploring the extremely ruinous Boyne Castle, reclaimed by nature, near Portsoy, Aberdeenshire
The ruins of Ruthven Barracks - go back in time to the Jacobite rebellion and learn about a focal point in Scottish history.
Just a few of the fantastic filming locations I have visited in Scotland from the hit TV show Outlander.
Ruins of Kinloss Abbey dating from the 13th century, one of Scotland's largest and wealthiest religious houses in Scotland.
A visit to Edinburgh need not be expensive, here are some free activities you can do on your visit.
A crumbling ruin of castle situated on the Moray coast near Cullen with a fascinating history and link to Mary Queen of Scots.