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Castles in Scotland

  • Edinburgh Castle , Edinburgh
    4.4
    A major monument of Scottish heritage and one of the world's most striking fortresses, Edinburgh Castle dominates the city's skyline. Sitting
    Tickets from $22
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    Eilean Donan Castle , Kyle of Lochalsh
    4.5
    An icon of the western Highlands, Eilean Donan Castle rests on a tidal island in Loch Duich. Before walking over the footbridge to tour the c
    Tours from $49
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    4.5
    Finish your stroll down Edinburgh's Royal Mile by touring the stately Scottish residence of the British monarch, Palace of Holyroodhouse. The
    Tours from $11
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    Urquhart Castle , Drumnadrochit
    4.2
    Perched on a bluff overlooking Loch Ness, the rocky ruins of Urquhart Castle serve as a reminder of the area’s long history. Once one of the
    Tours from $17
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    4.7
    With 189 rooms, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens is the biggest estate in the north of Scotland. Long the official home of the dukes of Sutherland
    Tours from $53
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