Originally a seat of Sinclair Clan and now inhabited. 19th century extensions to 17th century original.
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Castles in the Highlands
List of Castles and historic houses located in the Highlands of Scotland
Scottish baronial castle that thinks it is a chateau on the Loire. One of a kind in Scotland and the ancestral home to the Dukes of Sutherland and family.
One of the world's quintessential castles: Eilean Donan is familiar from films and stunning in its romantic location. Open daily.
The castle stands on a peninsula about 50 metres above sea level overlooking the sea. It is surrounded on all sides by steep rocks and is cut off from the mainland by a natural ditch at the neck of the peninsula. It was inhabited until 1600s and is now ruined.
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe is located about 3 miles north of Wick on the east coast of Caithness.. It is considered to be one of the earliest seats of Clan Sinclair. It is a ruin in spectacular position on the coast facing north.
15th century rectangular keep that has been restored into a family home built over 12th century fortress
Impressive once ruined castle near Kilchoan on Ardnamurchan in windswept impressive location. Now restored into a small beautiful hotel with 10 bedrooms which opened in 2016
Spectacular castle near Plockton that is being refurbished until 2013
Striking ruins near the Cathedral in Kirkwall
L Plan castle near Struy near Glen Affric and Beauly. Current building dates from 1600 with various Baronial additions over time.
Visitor guide to Fort George in Ardersier in the Scottish Highlands. Includes descriptions, directions and timings to make a visit.
Ruined castle to the NOrth of Fort William, once owned by the Comyns
Ruinous C16th castle near to Wick in Caithness. Its most striking characteristic is its position teetering on the efge of the cliff! Walk able or view from the beach. A photographer's delight.
Ruined castle on Loch between Insh and Aviemore - literal meaning is Loch on the Island