Visited a few castles during our recent holiday this was one of my favourites apparently one of the only castles in Scotland not to be attacked as nobody could find it. A little off the beaten track but well worth it also allows dogs
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Built in the latre 16th century, one can see the detail of this magnificant castle, even in its ruins. While there are small windows and gunloops in places, I suspect the castle was mjore for decoration than for war, given how impreswswive the consruction is....More
You couldn't get more remote if you tried. The final mile to the castle is a single lane dirt road that seems more like a private road. Finally, you do come to the castle and there is a car park on the right. There's a...More
Very nice and interesting castle with lots of history. Getting to know how it was when it was intact gives you the idea that it was a really nice and classy place.
Visited with family. The ruin is definitely worth a visit. It's explained that the castle was built more for effect than to be defensible in the event of an attack and that becomes obvious as you walk around. There are a number of plaques on...More
Tolquhon Castle is easier to pronounce than it sounds, the local dialect abbreviating it to approximately "Tawhon". Built in the 1580's primarily as a stately home for the Forbes clan, it never really saw use as a defensive building. Nevertheless, the castle was a busy...More
The castle is really beautiful and still well preserved. One gets quite a few information about how the people used to live in the castle and can walk basically everywhere in the castle. Further, the staff was really nice and helped us to get some...More