Region : Sutherland
Location : Golspie
Details : Created in about 1235, In 1845, Sir Charles Barry was employed to re-model the early Castle into a massive baronial residence inspired by Queen Victoria’s new house at Balmoral. However, much of Barry’s interior was destroyed by fire in 1915 and the leading Scottish architect of the time, Sir Robert Lorimer, re-designed all the main rooms.
Paranormal Phenomena : The upper floors are allegedly haunted by a young girl who fell to her death from a window attempting to escape from her imprisonment by her father. Apparently one of the rooms she supposedly haunts has since been abandoned.