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Doune Castle, Stirlingshire, Scotland. built in the late 14th century by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany, the son of King Robert II of Scotland. The castle was a major location for Monty Python and the Holy Grail - in fact it is a place of pilgrimage for Python fans. More recently, Doune was used in 2009 as one of the sets for Winterfell in the original unaired pilot of Game of Thrones.

Doune Castle, Stirlingshire, Scotland, location for Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Ancestral home of the Clan MacAlister's. tarbert castle | Tarbert Castle, Argyll & Bute, Scotland - built in ... | Castles Scot ...

Tarbert Castle, Argyll & Bute, Scotland - built in the century and reinforced in the by Robert the Bruce

Lochmaben Castle ruins, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland - at one time owned by the Bruces, may be the place where Robert the Bruce was born.  A John Carruthers was the keeper here in 1446.  The Carruthers were closely associated with the Bruces.  They were also Reivers!

Lochmaben Castle ruins, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland - at one time owned by…

Linlithgow Palace Linlithgow Palace is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. As it turned out, the infant queen remained only seven months at Linlithgow before being taken by her mother to the greater security of Stirling Castle. It was another 20 years before she returned.

Linlithgow Palace, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. The grand ruins of the palace boast magnificent facades and a courtyard fountain epitomising the decadence of the period - all in all an amazing setting for your big day!

Bucholie Castle - Freswick Bay , Caithness

archaicwonder: “ Bucholie Castle (formerly Lambaborg, home of the Viking pirate Sweyn Asleifsson), Freswick Bay, Caithness, Scotland Around a fortress called Lambaborg was first built on this site by Sweyn Asleifsson the notorious Viking.

Killochan Castle in Girvan, Scotland  has a documented history dating back to 1324 when Robert The Bruce granted the lands of Killochan to the Cathcarts of Carleton. The Castle remained in the Cathcart family for the next 630 years, one of the lengthiest terms of ownership in one family for a Scottish residence.

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Killochan Castle in Girvan, Scotland has a documented history dating back to…

Dirleton Castle, Scotland  Ancestoral home of the Vance family (My ancestors)

Dirleton Castle, Scotland Ancestral home of the Vance family Description by Lisa Bowen

Ruta medieval por los castillos del Empordà. Castillo de Requesens (La Jonquera) #AltEmporda

CASTLES OF SPAIN - Castle of Requesens - Catalonia,Spain. - Probably existing since the century, mentioned for the first time in the century. In the century, the old Romanesque ruined castle was rebuilt in Neo-Romanesque style.

Scarborough Castle, Scarborough, North Yorkshire was built at the site of an Iron Age settlement & later Roman signal station. The present castle dates from the 1150's - England

My Beautiful Castle. Scarborough Castle, Scarborough, North Yorkshire was built at the site of an Iron Age settlement & later Roman signal station. The present castle dates from the

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