Strathclyde - Castles

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










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Featured Historic Hotel
Shieldhill Castle Hotel

Shieldhill Castle Hotel
Biggar, Strathclyde

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Nestled in the beautiful upper Clyde Valley just 40 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow this 12th Century grand Scottish mansion offers AA Rosette dining luxurious accommodation free Wi-Fi and parking. … more >>

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The second wife of Henry VIII



24 June, 1141

Londoners expel Queen Matilda from the city

The citizens of London were angered by Matilda's demands for taxes and forced her to flee from a banquet and escape to Oxford

This king's frst wife was earlier married to his brother, Arthur





Accommodation

Strathpeffer (Self catering)
Rathad An Drobhair, Strathpeffer

Rathad An Drobhair

This stunning eco-friendly cottage is situated ten miles from Strathpeffer in the Scottish Highlands and can sleep ten people in five bedrooms.
Sleeps 10

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Staffin (Self catering)
The Old Mill, Staffin

The Old Mill

This detached mill conversion in the village of Staffin on the Isle of Skye sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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