Strathclyde - Castles

Castles to visit in Ayrshire, Arran, Argyll, Bute, and the greater Glasgow region










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Dalhousie Castle

Dalhousie Castle
Edinburgh, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dalhousie Castle is steeped in history. Located in extensive grounds beside the River Esk, yet only a short drive the centre of Edinburgh, the castle dates to the 13th century. Enjoy luxurious accommodation with a bit of something magic - what other hotel offers falconry within the grounds? Traditional Scottish hospitality in a luxurious 4 star castle hotel. more >>

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This devout king was the son of Aethelred the Unready and Emma, daughter of Richard III of Normandy



19 July, 1545

Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth

The Mary Rose was Henry VIII's pride and joy, and the ship sank while Henry watched from the shore.

This king's men brought the Stone of Scone to London, where it stayed beneath the coronation chair for almost 7 centuries





Accommodation

Aviemore (Self catering)
Osprey Cottage, Aviemore

Osprey Cottage

OSPREY COTTAGE along with PTARMIGAN are newly built cottages replacing Conifer Cottages. Osprey has 5 bedrooms sleeping 10 Ptarmigan has 3 sleeping 6. …
Sleeps 10

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Letterfearn (Self catering)
The Cabin, Letterfearn

The Cabin

This detached cottage is set on the banks of Loch Duich near Letterfearn in Scotland and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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