Scotland has many castles dating from the 11th C CE which were used for defensive strategies. They are diverse in style and landscape, most with spectacular views.

Balmoral Castle

Located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, this estate dates from the 14th C CE where it began as a hunting lodge, and has since been in the British Royal Family as private property since 1852.

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Culzean Castle

Located on the Ayrshire Coast of Scotland and dates from the 18th C CE.

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Duart Castle

Located on the Isle of Mull and dates from the 13th C CE.

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Dunnottar Castle

Located near Stonehaven, Scotland, and dates from the Early Middle Ages (c.400-900 CE).

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Edinburgh Castle

Located in Edinburgh, Scotland, and dates from the 12th C CE.

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Eilean Donan

Located in the western Highlands of Scotland and dates from the 13th C CE.

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Glamis Castle

Located in Agnus, Scotland, and dates from the 14th C CE.

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Inveraray Castle

Located on the shore of Loche Fyne in western Scotland and dates from the 18th C CE.

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Stirling Castle

Located in Stirling, Scotland, and dates from the 14th C CE.

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Urquhart Castle

Located along side Loch Ness and dates from the 13th C CE.

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