Scottish castle for sale

A hotel that was formerly a castle has gone on sale for £2.5 million.  Dornoch Castle, Sutherland, was last used as a main residence in 1947. Located in the Scottish Highlands, the 22-bedroom grade-B listed castle is certainly a sight for sore eyes.  The 15th century castle has been in its current owners’ hands for… Continue reading Scottish castle for sale

Castle bagging replaces Munro bagging

Scotland is famed for its historic castles and stunning natural beauty but the less energetic have started a new craze , swapping Munros for the new sport of castle bagging.Touring the country and visiting the most castles in a weekend has become a popular pastime for recession hit Brits.

Historic Scotland has noticed an increase in the number of visitors to their properties who say they are on a mission to bag the most castles they can.

Linlithgow’s Medieval pageant celebrates 1503

Medieval Knights will escort King James IV and his queen to palace joust . Linlithgow Palace has announced details of one of the biggest-ever weekends of visitor events at the Royal Palace.

Party at the Palace, a key part of the national Homecoming celebrations, takes place on 23 and 24 May and will be an extravaganza of entertainment and fun