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 Fancy staying in a Scottish Castle?
Scotland has many castles dating from ancient history to the Victorian period and, as a country, is famous for its beautiful and unspoilt scenery, its distinctive culture and its dramatic history.
With A-list celebrities such as Madonna opting for a Scottish castle wedding and with Scotland proving an increasingly popular holiday destination for the modern traveller, there has never been a more fashionable time to visit Scotland.
With an abundance of self catering castle accommodation and castle hotels alike, there is a Scottish castle to suit you, whatever your requirements.
www.visitscotland.com /accommodation/castle?view=Standard   (164 words)

  
 Business Software Review : Article 'Castles in Scotland'
Note that there are an estimated 3,000 castles in Scotland, ranging in size from royal households and large military outposts with hundreds of rooms to simple fortified farmhouses.
See also: List of castles - Castles in England - Castles in Wales- Castles in Northern Ireland
Castles in Scotland is a link page for any castle in Scotland.
www.business-software-review.org /DisplayArticleFull151243.html   (100 words)

  
 +State & Country List Scotland 1: Buy Online
This collection spotlights 30 royal castles of England, Scotland, and Wales, including Edinburgh and Windsor castles, St. Michael's Mount, Tintagel, the Tower of London, Caernarvon, and Ludlow.
He places Sulu in feudal Japan during the period's most important and bloody power struggle, Scotty in 18th century Scotland on the eve of revolt, and Chekov in WWII Russia.
In a tumbledown castle in the Western Highlands of Scotland lives the Boggart.
www.traveldrama.com /shop/scotland.html   (100 words)

  
 An alphabetical list of all castles in Scotland, A - C
More than 1200 castles and other medieval buildings can be found in Scotland; here we have a list of more than 300 of them, mostly castles, divided over several pages.
An alphabetical list of all castles in Scotland, A- C
This castle is used in the series 'Monarch of the Glen'
www.teije.nl /schotland/sch_kastlijst_en.htm   (256 words)

  
 Scotland, pictures of castles we visited
Caerlaverock is a castle in the south of Scotland, in Dumfries.
The castle of Mey is the most northern castle on the mainland of Scotland and was called Barrogill Castle for a long time before it got its original name back in 1952 when Elizabeth I, the queen-mother (who died in 2004) bought the castle.
Part of the castle was dismantled in the beginning of the 18th century to prevent the Jacobites to use it as a stronghold against the English.
www.teije.nl /schotland/sch_kastelen_en.htm   (5921 words)

  
 RESOURCE URL LIST FOR THE SCA RESEARCHER
This is a site dedicated to a castle in Kirkcudbright, Scotland, originally built in the sixteenth century on the site of an old convent which was shut down when Scotland became Protestant.
Castles of Wales--This site is a directory of links to many important castles in Wales.
This is a list of Norman French aristocrats of England.
scholar76.tripod.com /scholastic7.htm   (10350 words)

  
 County England List - Typhoon.co.uk
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Contents Counties of England, Wales and Scotland prior to the 1974Boundary Changes The map and county lists can be used to navigate directly Lancashire PR5 8EB England Receipt of the postcard
Raby Castle, Durham, North East England, UK Raby Castle, Durham, North East England, UK Visit High Force Waterfall Cottages English Medieval Castles, North East England, UK High Force Estate Services One of England's most Beautiful Castles Staindrop, County Durham, UK Simply Spectacularreputed to be the highest unbroken fall of water in England.
www.typhoon.co.uk /directory/32046_county.html   (10350 words)

  
 Castles in Scotland
Eilean Donan Castle (Clan Macrae) - "Eilean Donan is one of the most romantic castles in Scotland.
While they encamped by the castle, waiting vainly for reinforcements to arrive, three Royal Navy warships sailed into the loch and destroyed Eilean Donan by means of a naval bombardment and the exploding of powder kegs set within the castle.
Blair Castle - Traditional home of the Dukes of Atholl, "When the Atholl family first made their home in the Strath of Garry, more than seven centuries ago, it was a wild and dangerous place.
thecapitalscot.com /scotvariety/generalcastles.html   (837 words)

  
 Castles from Rampant Scotland Directory
Large alphabetic listing of castles of Scotland, with the county in which it is located.
The aim is to improve public awareness of Scotland's castles as a valuable inheritance and encourage the responsible ownership, conservation and restoration of ruined structures at risk.
There is documentary evidence on the castle from the thirteenth century to the 1920s, archaeological features, detailed description of the castle's architecture and the castle's early history to the present day including a chronology of events.
www.rampantscotland.com /castles.htm   (1875 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Scotland's Castles (Historic Scotland S.): Books
A study of the castles of Scotland from the 12th century, and the dramatic part that they and their inhabitants have played in Scottish history.
For someone wanting to know the detail of Castle, why they were built, how they were built and their evolutions through the centuries they were used, this is a wonderful treat.
Loaded full of pictures to illustrate, he covers the Castle in the 12th century all the way through the coming of the big cannons that made them useless, and beyond to their becoming private family homes.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0713479655   (477 words)

  
 Celtic Castles Newsletter January 2003
The castle, just two miles from Perth, is one of Scotland's newest, most luxurious castle hotels.
We know that a lot of you were disappointed at the end of last year because the castles you wanted to stay in during the festive period were already fully booked.
Guests may wander in the extensive grounds which lead to the famous River Tweed where fishing on the castle's private stretch is available.
www.celticcastles.com /newsletter0301.asp   (1407 words)

  
 Castles and Stately Homes
List of castles which you can stay in (and many in which you can get married)
There are many castles, stately homes and historic sites throughout Scotland, which would make an ideal setting for your wedding celebrations.
One such venue is Edinburgh Castle, where members of the public can now marry for the first time in almost 1000 years.
www.visitscotland.com /library/castlesstatelyhomes   (108 words)

  
 Castles of Scotland
If you love castles as much as I do, this is the list to join.
This page is a showcase for the all castles that I have had the privelege to visit in person.
Please only ask me questions about those castles that I have visited.
libby.withnall.com /scotland.htm   (175 words)

  
 Castles of Scotland
Includes a brief history of the development of fortifications in Scotland and a glossary of architectural terms.
A pocket-sized guide to 100 of Scotland's most dramatic castles and strongholds.
Add this book to your wish list
www.allbookstores.com /book/0004704991   (55 words)

  
 Castles of Scotland
UKC has been formed as a place for people to come together to learn about and discuss the numerous castles of Scotland, England and Wales, both from a historical and tourist point of view.
* A place to discuss what it is you love about UK castles
Please feel free to e-mail Libby with any comments or suggestions about this page.
libby.withnall.com /ukc.htm   (107 words)

  
 Islands.com Scotland
Of course, Scotland is also a land that is long on heritage – of clans and castles and fine malt whiskys – and home to two historic and resurgent cities: Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Some of Scotland’s loveliest isles (Islay, Mull, Oban, and Bute among them) are highlighted in this visitor’s guide to the area "where the West Highlands and the Lowlands of Scotland meet." It’s the official site of (take a deep breath), the Argyll, the Isles, Loch Lomond, Stirling and the Trossachs Tourist Board.
But there are more than 400 other – and easier – courses in Scotland, many of them unheralded gems where you can step right up and take a whack.
www.islands.com /scotland   (761 words)

  
 Places throughout Scotland, brought to you by The Internet Guide to Scotland
Known as 'Scotland in miniature' since it has a bit of everything (hills, forest, beaches, castles), this island is easy to reach from Glasgow.
Lovely scenery of lochs, forests and mountains in central Scotland.
Located at the heart of some wonderful mountain scenery in the north-west of Scotland, it is often busy during the summer due to the ferry for the Isle of Lewis.
www.scotland-inverness.co.uk /places.htm   (761 words)

  
 3D Photos of Castles & Fortresses
Kilchurn Castle on Loch Awe not too far from Glasgow is one of the premiere ruins in Scotland.
Denmark is full of castles, churches, and a history that is not emphasized enough in some texts.
Harlech Castle in Wales is in a stunning location- on a cliff overlooking the Irish Sea.
www.3dphoto.net /stereo/world/topics/castles/castles.html   (805 words)

  
 Perthshire Scotland and Places to visit in Scotland.
Considered by many to be the grandest of all Scotlands castles.
Situated fairly centrally in Scotland, Callander is an excellent base from which to visitall the main cities and towns in Scotland.
A long time ago the wife of a local chieftain is reputed to have made a killing by stretching a chain across the narrows from the castle ruin you can see on the far side and charging ships a fee for the privilege of sailing through the narrows.
www.incallander.co.uk /touring.htm   (805 words)

  
 all Hotels. guide to the areas of Paris including a hotel search.
Glasgow Hotels in Scotland - Glasgow Hotel Scotland has a comprehensive list of accommodation, bed and breakfast, guest house etc.
Free Desktop Wallpaper from Virtual Scotland: Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and other stars as well as cars, dogs, cats and other animals together with the expected Scottish scenery, castles and tartans.
Scotland Hotel 4 U - Scotland hotels - Edinburgh hotels, Glasgow hotels, Inverness, Aberdeen, Dundee, Ayr, Fort William, Perth, Pitlochry, Oban, Stornoway and more Scottish destinations.
www.allotels.com /partner02.html   (805 words)

  
 Electric Scotland holds over 20,000 pages of Scottish History and Clans
Historical Articles - Castles of Scotland - (66) Online Books -
Electric Scotland Recipes - Stories and Stovies - The Practice of Cookery - All About Tea - Kooking for Kids and more
Electric Scotland holds over 20,000 pages of Scottish History and Clans
www.electricscotland.com   (805 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article on Historic houses in Scotland [EncycloZine]
See: Historic houses in England, Historic houses in Wales, Historic houses in Northern Ireland, Historic houses in the Republic of Ireland, List of castles, List of abbeys and priories, List of museums
Products related to Historic houses in Scotland: books, DVD, electronics, garden, kitchen, magazines, music, photo, posters, software, tools, toys, VHS, videogames
Historic houses in Scotland is a link page for any stately home or historic house in Scotland.
encyclozine.com /Historic_houses_in_Scotland   (140 words)

  
 Historic houses in Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See: Historic houses in England, Historic houses in Wales, Historic houses in Northern Ireland, Historic houses in the Republic of Ireland, List of castles, List of abbeys and priories, List of museums
Historic houses in Scotland is a link page for any stately home or historic house in Scotland.
Bowhill House - home of the Dukes of Buccleuch
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Historic_houses_in_Scotland   (101 words)

  
 Scotland Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Highlands
This page is a list of links to North East Scotland Bed and Breakfast Accommodation.
In the heart of Whisky country in the Highlands, situated overlooking the River Spey at Craigellachie, one of the prettiest villages in Scotland.
Contemporary and stylish bed and breakfast in the tiny village of Mossat, ideal for castles and walking in the Highlands near Strathdon and Royal Deeside.
www.aboutscotland.com /bbne.html   (730 words)

  
 Rampant Scotland Directory - Celtic Culture
The castles are listed in the Scottish Castles
Ogham, the ancient celtic writing, is covered in considerable detail by this site which contains a huge list of both general and academic links to Web pages about the script plus a TrueType font version of the alphabet.
is a magazine style site with featured articles on all of the Celts, not just those in Scotland.
www.rampantscotland.com /celts.htm   (921 words)

  
 myrmagna
We are sure this latter list is only representative of the majority of tenants-in-chief who were not committed to the conspiracy.
But it was also, perhaps, the ancient culmination of a family feud between the royal houses of Scotland and England (or Normandy) and the barons merely their willing agents or accomplices.
He had departed the scene, thereby diminishing royal power and reducing his responsibilities in light of total baronial unrest and an almost bankrupt country.
www.myroots.com /magna.htm   (921 words)

  
 England
There are many reasons to be proud of Great Britain - The Castles, the Stately Homes, The Highlands of Scotland, the Rolling Hills of the Yorkshire Dales, The Lake District, The Moorland, the Coastline and the History.
Thomas Telford, the son of a shepherd, was born in Westerkirk, Scotland in 1757.
By now it had become clear that Great Britain needed a jet fighter, and by the time of the Battle of Britain in 1940, work had already begun on a jet that would fly 200mph faster than the RAF's Spitfires and Hurricanes.
www.rotaski.co.uk /england.htm   (11647 words)

  
 SARDINIA
GCR list by Radio Club Secretary or Chairman of your local radio club and fee of £1, 2€ or 3 IRCs to Stanley Sutherland GM4BKV, 67 Greenfern Road, Mastrick, Aberdeen, AB2 6TP, Scotland.
Sponsored by the GMDX Group for working stations in lands generally agreed to be those associated with the Celtic peoples, namely Scotland GM, Northern Ireland GI, Republic of Ireland EI, Isle of Man GD, Wales GW, Cornwall G, Brittany F, Galicia and Asturias EA1 and to celebrate its Scottish heritage, Nova Scotia VE1.
This award may be earned by all hams or SWLs which have contacted/heard at least four station of San Marino Republic residents in the nine Castles on or after 1 Jan 2001.
www.dxawards.com /DXAwardDir/sard-saud-scot.htm   (2926 words)

  
 map old scotland stonehaven search results with Scotland.com
Scotland Hotel List Scotland Cities Romantic Scotland Scotland Castles Scotland Culture Activities in Scotland
Stonehaven is a pleasent holiday town on the North East Coast of Scotland, It has easy access to the mountains and surrounding tourist and sporting facilities, and is an ideal holiday base, with a good range of accommodation and services.
These search results have been carefully compiled to ensure only the relevant pages and results on map old scotland stonehaven are shown.
www.scotland.com /scotland/map-old-scotland-stonehaven.html   (509 words)

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