Strathclyde

Culzean Castle

Region : Strathclyde Location : 8 mile’s N of Girvan Details : Overlooking the Firth of Clyde, Culzean was originally a rambling fortified L-shaped tower house. It had been built by the Kennedy family in the late 1500’s, but it was Sir Thomas Kennedy in 1762 who embarked on repairs and renovations to make it …

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Carleton Castle

Region : Strathclyde Location : 6 miles SW or Girvan Off the A77 Details : One in a link of Kennedy coastal watchtowers now a ruin. Paranormal Phenomena : Phantom screams are alleged to occasionally issue from the ruined Castle. In folklore they are said to derive from the time when the local laird (an …

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Bedlay Castle

Region : Strathclyde Location : 7 miles NE of Glasgow Details : A twelfth-century castle near the northern end of the M73 , Once the palace of the bishops of Glasgow.

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