Castles in Scotland

Towering spires, thick stone walls and dramatic settings - whatever pops into your mind when you imagine a castle, you'll find it in Scotland. From magnificent city landmarks to mysterious ruins, Scotland is bursting with fascinating castles to visit.

Dunnottar Castle is a ruined medieval fortress located upon a rocky headland on the north east coast of Scotland.

Image: A couple exploring Dunnottar Castle in Aberdeenshire

© VisitScotland / Luigi Di Pasquale

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