Category: scottish castles

  • Castle bagging replaces Munro bagging

    Scotland is famed for its historic castles and stunning natural beauty but the less energetic have started a new craze , swapping Munros for the new sport of castle bagging.Touring the country and visiting the most castles in a weekend has become a popular pastime for recession hit Brits. Historic Scotland has noticed an increase…

  • Linlithgow’s Medieval pageant celebrates 1503

    Medieval Knights will escort King James IV and his queen to palace joust . Linlithgow Palace has announced details of one of the biggest-ever weekends of visitor events at the Royal Palace. Party at the Palace, a key part of the national Homecoming celebrations, takes place on 23 and 24 May and will be an…

  • New free castle screensaver

    I have just added a New castle screensaver which can be downloaded for free on our screensavers section. The pictures featured are of Eilean Donan castle and Castle Campbell

  • Stirling Castle gets brand new image

    Stirling Castle is one of the best castles in Scotland with a rich and fascinating history .Stirling Castle is now getting a makeover with a striking new brand identity to raise its profile as one of Scotland’s premier visitor attractions and further develop its tourism business. The creation of the Stirling Castle brand is part…

  • Falkirk Wheel – videos of Scotland

    The Falkirk Wheel is an iconic image of Scottish engineering enabling canal boats to be transferred from the Union Canal to the Forth and Clyde Canal.

  • Forth Bridge lights go out

    The Forth Bridge is set to join a number of Edinburgh buildings and those around the world in switching its lights off to highlight the battle against climate change. The Parliament joins Edinburgh Castle and the Forth Bridge in marking Earth Hour, which will be held on March 28. A number of iconic landmarks around…