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Clackmannan Tower, Clackmannan

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Clackmannan Tower is a five-storey tower house, situated at the summit of King's Seat Hill in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. It dates back to at least the 14th century, when it was inhabited by King David II of Scotland, and David is recorded as selling it to his cousin Robert Bruce in 1359.

It is a designated scheduled ancient monument.
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  • Clackmannan Tower is a tower house, and one of many in this area. You’ll find that the towers houses around the Clackmannan are typically better preserved than in other parts of Scotland. This tower.....  more »
  • Visited after spotting a sign for the Tower Trail when leaving Dollar. The tower is closed permanently which is a shame, but you can wander around the outside. Head uphill past the local church...  more »
  • A wonderful heritage site that I had never (bothered to) visited before despite visiting the area on numerous occasions, which was my error! Not something you may potentially go out of your way to...  more »
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  • Nice tower very old and lovely views. Cows in the field so just watch out if you have your dog!
  • Stunning views! Very windy.
  • Great views across the Forth and to the Ochils from the site of the Tower. Tower building is only open for interior visits once a year.
  • Great views from the hill where the tower is.
  • Hidden gem, worth a visit

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