Highlands

Haunted Ruthven Barracks In Pictures

Haunted Ruthven Barracks In Pictures Due to its strategic position within the Highlands of Scotland, this areas has been the home of significant structures since 1229. Starting out life as a castle owned by Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan, then replaced in 1459 by a second Castle, before finally being built into the rather impressive …

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Castle Menzies: Ghost Events Scotland

Castle Menzies is a spectacular sixteenth century castle which was restored by the Menzies Clan Society. This has been the Seat of the Chiefs of Clan Menzies for over 400 years and importantly situated, it was involved in the turbulent history of the Highlands. Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Stuart Pretender to the throne, rested for …

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Spirit Voices: The Church at Ruthven Barracks

Destroyed by Jacobites following their retreat after the Battle of Culloden in 1746, the Barracks ruins are maintained as an Ancient Monument by Historic Scotland. This is Session Two from this location!!

Ruthven Barracks

Ruthven Barracks, Scotland, are the smallest but best preserved of the four barracks built in 1719 after the 1715 Jacobite rising. Set on an old castle mound, the complex comprises two large three-storey blocks occupying two sides of the enclosure, each with two rooms per floor. Destroyed by Jacobites following their retreat after the Battle …

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Charlie Sheen to go Nessie hunting

Hollywood star and Icon, Charlie Sheen, has decided to visit Scotland, in particular Loch Ness, to see if he can find the elusive Nessie. The ‘Platoon’ and ‘Hot Shots’ star is convinced he can solve the mystery of what lurks in the loch. It was apparently on Twitter that Sheen, posing in his what he …

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Balnagown Castle

Region : Highland Location : 5 miles S of Tain Details : The core of the castle is a tower house built for the Rosses in the 14th century and greatly altered and extended in subsequent centuries. The original Ross line died out in 1711 and the castle and estate passed to an unrelated Ross …

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Aldourie Castle

Region : Highlands Location : North east end of Loch Ness, 2 miles (3 km) north of Dores Details : Aldourie is the only Castle on the shores of Loch Ness that is habbital and has occupied the site for many years. Listed Grade A Highland Castle, with turrets and towers and nooks and crannies …

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