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Eilean Donan Castle is one of Scotlands most beloved tourist destinations and has been heralded as one of the finest monuments in Scottish history. It has appeared in a number of movies throughout the years which has only added to its fame and popularity.

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While Culzean Castle is celebrated as one of Scotland's architectural gems, even featuring on a Scottish £5 note, Robert Adam's other Ayrshire masterpiece is relatively unknown. Dalquharran Castle was also built as a castle style mansion, commissioned by Thomas Kennedy of Dunure who was married to the niece of Robert Adam. Work began in 1785 and incorporated some similar features to nearby Culzean which Adam was still working on at the time. - See more at…

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The Best Scottish Castles You Can Stay In - Photos

When you visit Scotland, you won't go far without seeing its medieval heritage—there are centuries-old castles from the northernmost reaches of the Orkney Islands down to Edinburgh and Glasgow, with more than a few choices across the Highlands. Better still? Many of these castles have been preserved and updated as five-star hotels, so you, too, can be royal. These are eight of the best.

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Scotland | Alba (Scotland)

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14 Fairy Tale Castles You Must Visit In Scotland

14 Fairy Tale Castles You Must Visit In Scotland - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Home Blog

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