Once a great Douglas Castle and now only recorded on maps. Near Hopetoun House.
Edinburgh & East Lothian Castles & Houses
Edinburgh has many castles that tell you about the legacy of the region. From the iconic Edinburgh castle to the stone of Destiny and more, a trip to explore these historic edifices is a must do in any Edinburgh itinerary
15th century castle in spectacular position on the Forth. Has featured in movies and is the very epitome of the mediaeval castle! Free to visit exterior and small fee for internals.
Two miles west of South Queensferry is Hopetoun House, which thoroughly deserves its reputation as 'Scotland's finest stately home'.
Remains of 16th century tower. Only walls remains with some trees growing out
16th century unoccupied house near Hopetoun House with farmyard behind. Can be walked around and is worth a visit.
1750s house with varied history largely destroyed by fire at beginning of 1905 behind Seacliff Beach. Fun to visit.
Tantallon Castle sits three miles east of North Berwick, off the A198. The mid-14th-century ruins perch dramatically on the edge of the cliffs, looking out to the Bass Rock.
Built around 1507 and occupied until 1868 when it was burnt. restored in the 1990s, it is now occupied
Official residence of the British monarch in Scotland, Holyrood Palace stands at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. Holyrood Palace is the setting for state ceremonies and official entertaining.
Old ruined 14th century castle that was destroyed in 1548. Open to public
Altered 16th C tower house with earlier buildings incorporated. Now owned by Earls of Hopetoun. Privately owned
Tower House splendidly remodelled by Robert Adam in 1782. Wedding venue with self-catering apartments. Can be walked around outside
Ruined probably C16 tower house in exposed position on cliff. Walkable from east end of Seacliff beach.