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The Chatelaine's Scottish Castles

A-Z List of Scottish Castles on the Web

This is an alphabetical list of over 250 Scottish castles, towers and fortified houses with web pages
For castles named G onwards click here

Accommodation in Scottish Castles

Scotland Made Easy

Customised Self Drive Tours with a night or 2 in a castle. Themed tours include Castles & Gardens, Highlands & Islands, Whisky tasting or Gourmet short breaks.

ClansandCastles.com

Castle accommodation booking service. Tailor-made guided tours and self drive tours. Clan land tours with tour guide. Outlander Tours for fans of Diana Gabaldon's novels.

Name Location Web resources/Comments
Aberdour Castle Aberdour Historic Scotland
Ackergill Tower near Wick Ackergill Tower official site
Hotel accommodation
Self catering cottages
Weddings
Affleck Castle Monikie, Angus Monikie web site
Airth Castle
Airth Castle photo
near Stirling Hotel accommodation with leisure spa
Available for weddings and house parties
Aldourie Castle Loch Ness Aldourie Castle is available on an exclusive use basis either for self-catering or with the castle's own team of chefs & housekeepers. 15 bedrooms. Cottages also available in the grounds.
Amhuinnsuidhe Castle
photo
Isle of Harris Exclusive accommodation. Full details online.
Ardtornish Castle near Lochaline, Morvern Clan Donald page
Nearby self-catering accommodation on the Ardtornish Estate
Ardverikie Castle Near Aviemore The castle used in the BBC TV series Monarch of the Glen.
Self catering accommodation is available in the grounds:
Ardverikie.com
Ardvourlie Castle Isle of Harris My page.
Ardvreck Castle Loch Assynt, Sutherland History & photos on my page.
Armadale Castle Isle of Skye Armadale Castle Gardens & Museum of the Isles (Clan Donald)
Licensed for weddings
Self catering lodges & cottages also available in the grounds
Auchen Castle near Moffat Hotel accommodation (B&B or Dinner, B&B).
Available for weddings and conferences.
Auchindoun Castle near Dufftown Record by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
Balfour Castle Shapinsay, Orkney My page including accommodation details
Balgonie Castle near Markinch, Fife Official site
Balhousie Castle Perth Museum of The Black Watch
Ballindalloch Castle Banffshire Official web site
Balmoral Castle Aberdeenshire Official balmoralcastle.com web site includes visiting times, plus details of cottages to rent on the estate.
Baltersan

Baltersan Castle

near Maybole, Ayrshire Web site by owner James Brown
Castle for sale
Balvaird Castle near Bridge of Earn Historic Scotland
Balvenie Castle Banffshire Historic Scotland
Barcaldine Castle
Barcaldine Castle
near Oban

Official site.
Available for B&B and weddings.

Barholm Castle near Wigtown, Galloway History and pictures by the castle's owners
Barony Castle
Barony Castle photo
Peebles, Borders Hotel accommodation
Barr Castle Galston Barr Castle
Bedlay Lanarkshire Record by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
Birkhill Castle Fife Accommodation for private parties of 8 - 24.
Facilities for weddings & corporate events.
Golf, shooting and fishing parties are welcome.
Official web site
Family home of the Earl and Countess of Dundee.
Blackness Castle near Linlithgow Historic Scotland
History & photos by Undiscovered Scotland
Page on Scotland The Movie site
Blair Castle
Blair Castle
Perthshire 5 star visitor attraction open to the public - official web site.
Available for civil and religious weddings, and receptions.
Self catering accommodation in estate lodges.
Blair Castle Caravan Park.
Blairquhan Castle Ayrshire Blairquhan Castle
Blervie Castle near Forres My page
Bothwell Castle near Hamilton Historic Scotland
Borthwick Castle Near Edinburgh Borthwick Castle official web site
Braemar Castle Braemar, Aberdeenshire Official site
Brahan Castle near Dingwall My page
Branxholme Castle Borders RCAHMS page
Brims Castle near Thurso, Caithness Page by Ailsa Brims
Brodick Castle Isle of Arran My page
Brodie Castle
Brodie Castle
near Forres History and photos
Available for Weddings
Broomhall Castle Near Stirling Hotel accommodation. Official web site
Broughty Castle Broughty Ferry Historic Scotland
Buchanan Castle near Drymen and Loch Lomond Golf club
Cadzow Castle near Hamilton Historic Scotland
Caerlaverock Castle near Dumfries My page - including details of video to buy
Calgary Castle Isle of Mull Self catering accommodation
Castle Campbell near Stirling Historic Scotland
Castle Forbes Aberdeenshire Official web site - B&B accommodation & perfumery
Castle Hotel - Huntly
Castle Hotel - Huntly
Aberdeenshire Official hotel web site - 4 star country house hotel with facilities for weddings & private functions
Castle Menzies Aberfeldy, Perthshire
Available for weddings and private functions
Castle Menzies
Official Clan Menzies web site
Cardoness Castle Gatehouse of Fleet Historic Scotland
Carrick Castle Argyll Clan Campbell Page
Carsluith Castle Creetown Historic Scotland
Carnasserie Castle near Kilmartin, Argyll My page
Cawdor Castle
Cawdor Castle
near Inverness My page and photos
(this is one of my personal favourites)
Claypotts Castle near Dundee My page
Cloncaird Castle Ayrshire Cloncaird Castle web site
Available for weddings and corporate hospitality.
Self catering cottages also available.
Collairnie Castle near Cupar Link to photos by Phil Wright
Comlongon Castle Clarencefield, Dumfries Official web site
Hotel available for accommodation and weddings
Corgarff Castle Cockbridge, Aberdeenshire Historic Scotland
Castle Craig Black Isle Clan Urquhart
Craigend Castle Near Milngavie, Greater Glasgow Mugdock Country Park web site
Craigievar Castle Alford, Aberdeenshire My page
Craigmillar Castle Lothian

craigmillarcastle.com: detailed history & photos.
Owned by Historic Scotland. Available for weddings.

Craignethan Castle near Lanark Historic Scotland
Craignish Castle Argyll Clan Campbell Page
Crathes Castle Banchory, Royal Deeside My page
Gorgeous gardens. Available for weddings.
Craufurdland Castle Ayrshire Official web site
Available for B&B, self catering accommodation, weddings and private events.
Crichton Castle Midlothian Historic Scotland
Culcreuch Castle Fintry, near Stirling Hotel accommodation & weddings
Culzean Castle Near Ayr
Owned by the National Trust of Scotland
Accommodation in the Eisenhower Apartment
Dalcross Castle
Dalcross Castle
near Inverness Self catering accommodation in the castle and cottages
Dalhousie Castle
Dalhousie Castle photo
Bonnyrigg, Edinburgh Dalhousie Castle web site
4 star hotel with dungeon restaurant and Hydro Spa offering luxury B&B accommodation.
Also available for ceilidhs, weddings, banquets, conferences, private functions.
Dalmunzie Castle Perthshire Official web site
Hotel. Available for weddings. Self catering cottages in the grounds.
Dalnaglar Castle Perthshire Dalnaglar Castle
Exclusive use of the castle (10 bedrooms). Available for weddings. Self catering cottages in the grounds.
Dean Castle Kilmarnock, Ayrshire Once called Kilmarnock Castle.
Info and photos by the Baron of Kilmarnock
Delgatie Castle Aberdeenshire Delgatie Castle official web site: self catering accommodation, small weddings in the private chapel, Clan Hay Centre. Open to the public.
Denmylne Tower near the Firth of Tay Photos by Phil Wright
Dirleton Castle near North Berwick Historic Scotland
Page by Andrew Spratt, custodian of Dirleton Castle
Page by Undiscovered Scotland
Dornoch Castle Dornoch Hotel accommodation and weddings:
Official web site
Doune Castle near Callander Historic Scotland
Drum Castle near Aberdeen My page.
Available for weddings.
Drumin Castle Glenlivet Drumin community web site
Crown Estate (owners)
Drumlanrig Castle Thornhill, Dumfriesshire Official site
Drummond Castle south of Crieff, Perthshire Castle & Gardens
Drumtochty Castle
Drumtochty Castle
near Aberdeen Available for weddings, private celebrations and corporate events.
Duart Castle Isle of Mull My page
Weddings can be arranged here.
Duchal Castle near Greenoch RCAHMS record
Duff House Aberdeenshire Open to the public. Includes art gallery and library.
Available for weddings, corporate events and private entertaining.
Operated by Historic Scotland, the National Galleries of Scotland and Aberdeenshire Council. Official web site
Duffus Castle near Elgin My page
Dumbarton Castle Dumbarton Historic Scotland
Dunbar Castle Dunbar Page by Undiscovered Scotland
Dundas Castle
Dundas Castle
South Queensferry near Edinburgh Dundas Castle web site
Available for weddings, corporate events, exclusive use.
Located near South Queensferry, only 8 miles from Edinburgh.
Dunderave Castle near Inveraray, Argyll Scottish Castles Association page. MacNaughton clan.
Dundonald Castle near Troon and Ayr Official web site
Reconstruction drawing by Andrew Spratt
Dunollie Castle near Oban My page
Dunnottar Castle
Dunnottar Castle
Stonehaven Official web site
My page
Available for Weddings
Dunrobin Castle Sutherland My page
Duns Castle Berwickshire Official web site
Available for exclusive use. Weddings.
Dunscaith Castle Isle of Skye Clan Donald page
Dunstaffnage Castle near Oban My page
Duntrune Castle near Kilmartin, Argyll

Official web site advertising holiday cottages to rent on the Castle's estate.

Duntulm Castle Isle of Skye My page
Dunure Castle Ayrshire Birthplace of the Scottish Kennedy family.
History by James Brown of Baltersan.
Maybole Community Council web site - photos by Rich Pettit
Reconstruction drawing by Andrew Spratt
Dunvegan Castle
Dunvegan Castle
Isle of Skye My page
(Home of the Macleods)
Available for Weddings
Dunyvaig Castle Isle of Islay My page
Earlshall Castle Leuchars, Fife My page
Eden Castle Aberdeenshire My page
Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh

Official web site by Historic Scotland

Edzell Castle near Brechin, Angus Historic Scotland
Eilean Donan Castle
Eilean Donan Castle
near Dornie My site including photos, detailed history, video, etc.
Available for Weddings
Elcho Castle near Perth Historic Scotland
Erchless Castle near Beauly, Inverness Self catering accommodation
Architectural details from the RCAHMS
Ethie Castle near Arbroath Official web site
B&B Accommodation
Falkland Palace Falkland, Fife National Trust for Scotland
Faside Castle near Edinburgh B&B suite in the tower. Self catering on the estate. Official web site.
Fasque House north of Fettercairn Official site - accommodation & weddings
Fenton Tower East Lothian Recently restored to offer 5 star quality luxury B&B accommodation.
Official web site.
Fernie Castle near St. Andrews Fernie Castle Hotel
Ferniehirst Castle/
Ferniehurst Castle
near Jedburgh Home of Clan Kerr. Accommodation
Findlater Castle near Banff/Cullen findlater.org.uk
Fingask Castle Perthshire Official web site
Castle available for weddings and private celebrations.
Self catering cottages on the estate.
Floors Castle Kelso Official web site
Castle and gardens open to the public.
Forter Castle 35 miles north of Perth Self catering accommodation for 12 people
Fordyce Castle Between Banff and Elgin Self catering apartment for 4 people (STB 5 stars), plus 2 self catering cottages (4 & 5 stars)
Official web site.
Foulis Castle near Dingwall, Ross-shire Page by Clan Munro Association (UK)
Castle Fraser Kemnay, Aberdeenshire Owned by National Trust of Scotland
Self catering accommodation in the castle grounds
Fulton Tower near Jedburgh Fulton web site
Fyvie Castle Fyvie, Aberdeenshire Owned by National Trust of Scotland
Self catering accommodation
Also see www.fyviecastle.com

For castles named G onwards click here

If you don't find the building you are looking for, then contact me
or consult the database of
the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

Scottish Travel & Tours

The Internet Guide to Scotland: detailed online info about Travel, Transport, Accommodation, Weddings, Sightseeing.

Scotland Made Easy
Self drive tours with a customised itinerary to suit your interests (e.g. castles, distilleries, standing stones). Includes booking service with quality accommodation (4 star B&Bs, night in a castle or country mansion, etc.).

Clansandcastles.com
Accommodation reservations for castles, inns & country houses.
Itinerary planning for self-drive tours (with car hire if required).
Private tour guides. Clan lands research.

Celia Ffitch-Stewart
Fully insured driver-guide with Mercedes limousine for your tailor-made guided tour. Half day, full day or extended tours. Airport collection (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen or Inverness). Services can include itinerary planning and accommodation reservations. Meet your clan chief, trace your roots, stay in a castle, tour the distilleries. Member of HOSTGA (Highlands of Scotland Tour Guide Association).

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