Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle Eilean Donan means Island of Donan (a religious figure from the 12th century). Eilean Donan was Clan MacKenzie’s most important stronghold from the 13th Century until it was destroyed in 1719. Robert the Bruce was given refuge in Eilean Donan Castle by John MacKenzie, Second of Kintail…

Eilean Donan Castle tours

Eilean Donan Castle is the jewel in the crown of Scottish castles with its fairytale setting and a long and colourful history stretching back many centuries . Eilean Donan Castle poster , Giant A3 size , 16 by 11 inches , just £3.95 including free UK delivery . [rps-paypal] This image…

Eilean Donan Castle 605 HDR print

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Eilean Donan Castle inspires Pixar’s Brave

[ecard] Pixar’s new blockbuster Brave film is set in Scotland and has been inspired by a number of Scottish castles, mainly Eilean Donan Castle and Dunnottar Castle. The film has made $66.7m (£42.8m) in its opening weekend, knocking Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted off the top spot. Brave is the…

Spooky castles – the most haunted Halloween castles in the UK

The UK has hundreds of ruined castles. But some castles are more spooky than others. Here’s a list of the spookiest , most haunted castles in the UK , ideal for a visit at Halloween .
Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle commands the whole of the city centre , sitting on a volcanic rock . The castle is perhaps the spookiest in Britain because it has many ghosts. There is a drummer who only appears when the castle is
about to be attacked. A piper who

Free castle screensaver – Eilean Donan Castle

I have just created a new free castle screensaver – Eilean Donan Castle at night.
Eilean Donan Castle at night
. The screensaver features 3 pictures of the castle on a wintry night. Eilean Donan Castle is one of the iconic images of Scotland. It has featured in countless calendars , postcards and adverts. The castle has been featured in several films including Highlander and a James Bond film.

The screensaver is a free download in our Yahoo group Castle pictures

3D pictures of castles

I have added three 3D picture galleries to the website . Each one features a 3D cube with 6 pictures on it . You can control the cube by holding your cursor over it .There are 3D pictures of Edinburgh Castle and Eilean Donan Castle

Should Eilean Donan Castle be featured in Monopoly?

Board game Monopoly is published in a new Highlands version in October . The question is , what properties should feature in the new game ? Eilean Donan Castle must surely qualify as an iconic building and the most photographed castle in Scotland . The publishers have decided to give the public a say and anyone can vote for their favourite location or landmark between now and April 2 nd . The famous board game, celebrating its 75th anniversary this year , will retain its usual format.
The ownership of property has historically been a controversial issue in the Highlands since the days of the clearances and it is sure to cause heated debate when voting starts in Inverness.