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 Castles of Scotland - Douglas Castle






Location
near Douglas, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Description
Douglas Castle. These ruins are also known as Castle Dangerous (after being immortalised in Sir Walter Scott's Novel of the same name) and lie in beautiful parkland east of Douglas. Most of the ruins were demolished because of Subsidence in the 1940's but this castle was once home to the Black Douglas family and has a long and bloody history.


Other Castles in the Area
  Bothwell Castle, Lanarkshire
  Cadzow Castle, Lanarkshire
  Craignethan Castle, Lanarkshire
  Gilbertfield Castle, Lanarkshire
  Shieldhill Castle, Lanarkshire







Shieldhill Castle
Douglas Castle - also known as Castle Dangerous.

Photograph by Kevin Rae. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Douglas Castle map