G – Gight to Glamis


Gight Castle

Region : Aberdeenshire Location : Fyvie Details : The ruin of a 16th-century L-plan tower house Built around 1560 by the Gordon Clan. Passing to the husband of Catherine Gordon, one Mad Jack Byron, a gambler who in 1787 sold the Castle to clear gambling debts. Their son was Lord Byron. The Castle was purchased …

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Glamis Castle

Region : Angus Location : five miles west of Forfar Details : a considerable stone and brick structure with turrets, battlements, towers and numerous rooms, suites and galleries. History: Glamis Castle is the historic seat of the Bowes-Lyons family, the lands presented to them by Robert the Bruce in 1372. The Bowes-Lyon family still owns …

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