Castle Tioram

Castle Tioram

Castle Tioram is an abandoned 13th Century Castle whose ruins are perched on a promontory that sits on the inner section of Loch Moidart. I was lucky when I visited Tioram as it was not on my itinerary en-route to Kilhoan, on impulse I decided to pay it a visit on the...
Lochindorb Castle

Lochindorb Castle

Lochindorb Castle has a sinister History Lochindorb Castle is perched on a tiny island on the Lochof the same name and lies within the bleak landscape of Dava Moor. The castle oozes history along with tales of dastardly deeds and common sightings of a ghost. No wonder...
Rait Castle

Rait Castle

Rait Castle a Haunting 13th Century Fortification near Nairn Rait Castle lies a couple of miles south of Nairn and commands views of fertile lands and over the Moray Firth to the Black Isle. The property seems to date back to the 13th century and is known to have...
Duffus Castle

Duffus Castle

Duffus Castle once a powerful stronghold in Moray If you know anything about castles then Duffus is an excellent example of a 12th century motte and bailey castle. The original fortification was built in timber by a Fleming named Freskin, Lord of Strathbrock who was...
Loch an Eilein Castle

Loch an Eilein Castle

Loch an Eilein Castle. Loch an Eilein Castle can be found in the Cairngorm National Park in the Rothiemurchas Estate. It’s set on a tiny island on the northern part of the loch amidst a stunning setting of Scots Pine, Birch and Juniper which provide a natural...
Strome Castle a Savage Past from 1472

Strome Castle a Savage Past from 1472

Strome castle is itself not that impressive being a ruin of its former self, what is impressive is the location, it’s perched on a rocky outcrop that commands exceptional views of Loch Carron. It’s turbulent past holds a bloody history prior to it being...