Cawdor Castle

Region : Highland Location : 5 miles SW of Nairn Details : Dating from the late 14th century it was built as a private fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor. The ancient medieval tower was built around a legendary holly-tree. The House has evolved over its 600 years history and later additions of the 17th …

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Ardvreck Castle

Region : Highland Location : 1 mile N of Inchnadamph Details : The castle is thought to have been constructed around 1590 by the Clan MacLeod family who owned Assynt and the surrounding area from the 13th century onwards. Indeed Sutherland, the area in which Ardvreck is situated, has long been a stronghold of the …

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