C – Carbisdale to Castle of Park


Corgarff Castle

Corgarff Castle Haunting Region: Grampian Location: 10 miles SE of Tomintoul Details: Built as a hunting lodge in 1537 but became a residence of the Forbes family. See the undiscovered scotland website for more in-depth details. After the Jacobite risings of the 18th century, it was rebuilt as a barracks and a detachment of government …

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Castle Stuart

Region : Invernessshire Location : Petty Parish, Inverness- Near to Culloden Details : Built in 1625 by James Stuart, it was rebuilt in 1869 although soon left to ruin. Now restored and run as a hotel Paranormal Phenomena : This castle has been rumoured to be haunted since the 18th century. There have been recent …

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Cawdor Castle

Region : Highland Location : 5 miles SW of Nairn Details : Dating from the late 14th century it was built as a private fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor. The ancient medieval tower was built around a legendary holly-tree. The House has evolved over its 600 years history and later additions of the 17th …

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Claypotts Castle

Region : Angus Location : 1 mile NW of Broughty Ferry, near Dundee Details : a Z-plan tower house – a rectangular block with round towers at two of the diagonally opposite corners. Two turnpike stairs – one for the family, one for the staff – can be seen in the angles created by the …

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Corstorphine Castle

Region : Midlothian Location : W of Edinburgh Details : Nothing remains of Corstorphine Castle apart from the ancient dovecot that stands near the east end of Dovecot Road in Corstorphine, a suburb on the northwest side of Edinburgh. The castle was destroyed in the eighteenth century. Beside the dovecot once stood an old, gnarled …

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Cortachy Castle

Region : Tayside Location : 7 miles NW of Forfar Details : 15th century Z plan Courtyard Casle, much altered. Paranormal Phenomena : The ghostly drummer of Cortachy is allegedly heard when a member of the Ogilvy family is to die at the castle. In folklore, the drummer boy betrayed the Ogilvys by failing to …

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Craigievar Castle

Region : Aberdeenshire Location : Alford Details : The castle a seven-storey castle built to the L-shaped tower plan was completed in 1626 by William Forbes, brother of the Bishop of Aberdeen. With much to see inside – the great hall with fireplace with the Stuart Arms, musician’s gallery, secret staircase, drawing room, Queen’s bedroom, …

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Craignethan Castle

Region :Lanarkshire Location : Draffan Details : On an easily defensible position on a promontory overlooking the River Nethan. A Detailed description can be found at the undiscovered scotland. website Paranormal Phenomena : Mary Queen of Scots is said to have spent the night there before the Battle of Langside and the castle is said …

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Crathes Castle

Region : Grampian Location : 7 miles W of Ballater Details : A 16th-century tower house granted to the Burnett family in 1323 by King Robert the Bruce. Later, in 1553, they begin to build the castle proper, and not completed until at least 1596 with the east-wing added in the 18th century. The castle …

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Crichton Castle

Region : Midlothian Location : Crichton  Pathhead Details : Details of the castle may be found on the aboutscotland and the undiscovered scotland sites Paranormal Phenomena : Allegedly haunted by a man on horseback who enters the castle through its original but no longer extant gate

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