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 in the number of visitors to their properties who say they are on a mission to bag the most castles they can.
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 extravaganza of entertainment and fun
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