Scottish Castles

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Historical background and architectural details are given for each of the castles. Includes the major sites of Edinburgh and Stirling, and covers from as far north as Shetland to as far south as Dumfries and Galloway, west as far as the Outer Hebrides, and east to Aberdeenshire. Contains an introduction on Scotland's castles—history, description of classification of building type with examples. Includes details on the property's custodianship, whether cared for by Historic Environment Scotland or the National Trust for Scotland, a description of the gardens where relevant, location, website and phone number.


John Abernethy has worked for most of his life in bookselling, publishing and tourism. He lives in Edinburgh.