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Preserving the Past for the Future

Castles associated with The Scottish Castles Association

Although not all of the Scottish Castles Association members are fortunate enough to be castle owners, a number of us do inhabit, and maintain, these wonderful historic buildings for future generations. Here is just some of them for you to see...



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GLENBARR ABBEY

Glenbarr Abbey - Kintyre

One of the oldest families in Kintyre, the Macalister family's history is deep rooted and fascinating. Read more about them and their maagnificent family seat, Glenbarr Abbey, here.


Date added: 22 Feb 2017 read more about glenbarr abbey
CASTLE OF FIDDES

Castle of Fiddes - Kincardineshire

Castle of Fiddes is a 16th century L-plan tower house of three storeys to which has been added a round fair-tower at one end of the main block.


Date added: 30 Oct 2012 read more about castle of fiddes
TILLYCAIRN CASTLE

Tillycairn Castle - Kincardineshire

Tillycairn Castle is a 16th Century tower house built of granite walls which are harled externally in traditional style with dressings of Corennie granite to windows etc, under a Scotch slate roof.


Date added: 01 Oct 2012 read more about tillycairn castle
MUCHALLS CASTLE

Muchalls Castle - Kincardineshire

Muchalls, built around 1619, consists of 3 ranges closed by a wall to form a courtyard and much altered over the years, most recently in 1927.


Date added: 01 Oct 2012 read more about muchalls castle
HOUSE OF MERGIE

House of Mergie - Kincardineshire

A probably 17th century mansion, three storeys high and harled, with an apparently later stair-wing projecting centrally southwards.


Date added: 30 Sep 2012 read more about house of mergie
OCHILTREE CASTLE

Ochiltree Castle - West Lothian

Ochiltree Castle is a fine example of a 16th century L plan tower house in West Lothian, Scotland, which has been occupied more or less continuously since it was first built in around 1520-30.


Date added: 01 Nov 2011 read more about ochiltree castle
DUCHRAY CASTLE

Duchray Castle, Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire

Duchray Castle is unaltered rectangular 16th-century tower house. It has three storeys and has a round tower at one corner and a turret crowning the opposite corner.


Date added: 23 Feb 2011 read more about duchray castle
ABBOTS TOWER

Abbots Tower - Dumfries and Galloway

Abbots Tower is a four storey L-Plan tower house with a garret and caphouse.


Date added: 10 Jan 2011 read more about abbots tower
ELLISTON CASTLE

Elliston Castle - Renfrewshire

Elliston Castle is a large very ruined 15th century castle and courtyard. The basement was vaulted.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about elliston castle
FAIRLIE CASTLE

Fairlie Castle - Ayrshire

Ruined, but well preserved, Fairlie Tower is a plain 15th century keep of four storeys with a later corbelled-out parapet and bartizans. The walls are pierced by gunloops.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about fairlie castle
FA'SIDE CASTLE

Fa'side Castle - Lothians

Standing dramatically on a high ridge, Fa'side Castle consists of an L-plan towerhouse and incorporates a plain 15th century keep of four storeys.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about fa'side castle
FENTON TOWER

Fenton Tower - Lothians

Fenton Tower is a restored 16th century L-plan tower of three storeys and a garret. It is dated 1587.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about fenton tower
FERNIE CASTLE

Fernie Castle - Fife

Fernie Castle consists of an altered 16th century L-plan tower house, to which has been added a three-storey block with a round tower at one corner.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about fernie castle
FRENDRAUGHT CASTLE

Frendraught Castle - Aberdeenshire

Site of 13th century castle, which was torched in 1630. The present house dates from 1656, was remodelled in 1753, extended to 1790, and incorporates a small part of the old castle.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about frendraught castle
GARTH CASTLE

Garth Castle - Perthshire

Standing on a steep crag, Garth Castle is a plain 14th century keep, square in plan with a flush parapet crowning two walls.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about garth castle
GILNOCKIE TOWER

Gilnockie Tower - Dumfriesshire

Little survives of this 16th century tower house, built in 1518 but burned by Lord Dacre, the English Warden of the West March in 1523.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about gilnockie tower
GLENEAGLES CASTLE

Gleneagles Castle - Perthshire

Gleneagles Castle consists of the very ruined remains of a 14th or 15th century keep and courtyard, with traces of other buildings. Part of the keep survives to the height of three storeys.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about gleneagles castle
HATTON CASTLE

Hatton Castle - Angus

Hatton Castle is a 16th century Z-plan tower house. It consists of a main block of three storeys and an attic, with square towers projecting at opposite corners.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about hatton castle
HILLSLAP TOWER

Hillslap Tower - Borders

Hillslap Tower is a 16th century L-plan tower house of four storeys. It consists of a main block and a stair-wing, which rises a storey higher.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about hillslap tower
HOLLOWS TOWER

Hollows Tower - Dumfriesshire

Hollows or Gilnockie's Tower is a rectangular 16th century tower house of four storeys and a garret within a corbelled-out parapet.


Date added: 18 Apr 2010 read more about hollows tower
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