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Drummond Castle is a Scottish castle of 15th century with a beatiful gardens. Some of scenes in the Rob Roy movie (with Liam Neeson) has been made on Drummond castle.

Drummond Castle is a Scottish castle of 15th century with a beatiful gardens. Some of scenes in the Rob Roy movie (with Liam Neeson) has been made on Drummond castle.

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.

The Best Scottish Castles You Can Stay In

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.

Castle Of Mey, Caithness: The castle is reputedly haunted by The Green Lady, ghost of Elizabeth Sinclair, the daughter of the 5th Earl of Caithness. Apparently, the Earl was not impressed when he found out his daughter had fallen in love with a servant, and locked here up in a castle attic. The heartbroken Elizabeth committed suicide by jumping from a castle window.

Castle Of Mey, Caithness: The castle is reputedly haunted by The Green Lady, ghost of Elizabeth Sinclair, the daughter of the 5th Earl of Caithness. Apparently, the Earl was not impressed when he found out his daughter had fallen in love with a servant, and locked here up in a castle attic. The heartbroken Elizabeth committed suicide by jumping from a castle window.

Eilean Donan Castle ~ Scotland. Built in the 13th century to hold back the Vikings, it is situated on an island surrounded by the scenic Scottish highlands.

Eilean Donan Castle ~ Scotland. Built in the 13th century to hold back the Vikings, it is situated on an island surrounded by the scenic Scottish highlands.

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Craigievar Castle,  Haunted Scottish Castles and Stately Homes                                                                                                                                                                                 More

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3|00002afed|87c6_scottish-castle-for-sale3.gif (400×313)-Photo of Carlowrie Castle (was for sale!).  On my bucket list is staying the night (or a few nights) at a castle...preferably in Scotland!

3|00002afed|87c6_scottish-castle-for-sale3.gif (400×313)-Photo of Carlowrie Castle (was for sale!). On my bucket list is staying the night (or a few nights) at a castle...preferably in Scotland!

Dunvegan Castle is located on the beautiful Isle of Skye. It is the seat of the MacLeods. It has been continuously occupied by the chiefs of Clan MacLeod in an unbroken line stretching back for over 7 centuries and 30 generations. Aerial Photograph by Scotavia Images.

Dunvegan Castle is located on the beautiful Isle of Skye. It is the seat of the MacLeods. It has been continuously occupied by the chiefs of Clan MacLeod in an unbroken line stretching back for over 7 centuries and 30 generations. Aerial Photograph by Scotavia Images.

Inveraray Castle, Haunted Scottish Castles and Stately Homes

Inveraray Castle, Haunted Scottish Castles and Stately Homes

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