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Scottish Castles: Angus and Dundee



Broughty Castle
Broughty Ferry, City of Dundee
Broughty Castle
Broughty Castle is situated at Broughty Ferry on the mouth of the River Tay. It was built in 1496 on a rocky promontory. During the eighteenth century it fell into ruin, to be rebuilt in the 1860s as part of the Crimean War effort. Broughty Castle... Read more >
Claypotts Castle
Dundee, City of Dundee
Claypotts Castle
Claypotts Castle is a located one mile north-west of Broughty Ferry, near Dundee on the east coast of Scotland. The castle is a Z-plan tower house, with a rectangular block with round towers at two of the diagonally opposite corners. This was a... Read more >
Dudhope Castle
near Craigie, City of Dundee
Dudhope Castle
Dudhope Castle is located on Dundee Law in Dundee, Scotland. The castle was originally a smaller tower house built in the late 13th century by the Scrymageour family. This was replaced around 1460 and then further extended in 1580 to its current... Read more >
Edzell Castle
near Edzell, Angus
Edzell Castle
Edzell Castle is located at Edzell, six mile north of Brechin on the B966. Edzell Castle is located near Edzell about 5 miles north of Brechin, in Angus. Construction of Edzell Castle began around 1520 by David Lindsay, 9th Earl of Crawford. The... Read more >
Ethie Castle
near Auchmithie, Angus
Ethie Castle
Ethie Castle is situated around 3 miles north of the fishing town of Arbroath in Angus. The castle was built around 1300 when a sandstone keep was built by the Abbot and monks of Arbroath Abbey. The castle was later owned by the de Maxwell family,... Read more >
Glamis Castle
near Bridgend, Angus
Glamis Castle
Glamis Castle is situated beside the village of Glamis in Angus, Scotland. It is the home of the Earl and Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and is open to the public. The plasterwork ceilings of Glamis are noteworthy for their detail and... Read more >
Invermark Castle
Glen Esk, Angus
Invermark Castle
Invermark Castle is situated in mountainous country at the end of Glen Mark east of Loch Lee about 16 miles from Laurencekirk. The castle was built around 1526 by the Lindsay family extending an existing 14th century tower. The existing castle is a... Read more >
Kinnaird Castle
Farnell, Angus
Kinnaird Castle
Kinnaird Castle, Brechin is the home to the Carnegie family (Earl and Countess of Southesk). The castle was built in the 15th century and has been in the family for over 600 years and is now and is now Victorian baronial style. The castle has... Read more >