C – Castle Stuart to Culzean


Culcreuch Castle

Region : Stirlingshire Location : Culcreuch Estate, Fintry Details : originally a property of the Galbraiths of Culcreuch, but sold to the Setons in 1630, then to the Napiers two years later. In 1796 it was acquired by Alexander Speirs, who built a large and profitable cotton mill on his estate, but had passed from …

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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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