13 of the most famous Scottish clans and their castles

Few things capture the romance of Scotland's history more than the stories of the clans of the Highlands.

By Sean Murphy
Wednesday, 15th January 2020, 6:33 pm

From the MacDonalds to the MacKenzies, these family organisations shaped the history of the country and were involved in everything from battles and border disputes to politics and supporting the kings and queens of Scotland's past. Here are the most famous of those powerful clans and their traditional clan seats. (Picture: Eilean Donan Castle - a stronghold of the Clan Mackenzie. Picture: Shutterstock)

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