Kilchurn Castle is one of the many remarkable castles which punctuates Scotland's wild landscape

20 of Scotland's most stunning castles and palaces

From clan seats to royal residencies Scotland has no shortage of stunning and romantic castles.

Travel back in time with our gallery of the country's most picturesque castles and palaces

A familiar sight to users of the A828, Castle Stalker has passed between the hands of the McDougall, Stewart and Campbell clans. In recent times it featured in legendary comedy Monty Python and The Holy Grail

1. Castle Stalker

A familiar sight to users of the A828, Castle Stalker has passed between the hands of the McDougall, Stewart and Campbell clans. In recent times it featured in legendary comedy Monty Python and The Holy Grail
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Located above the banks of Loch Fyne, Inveraray Castle serves as the seat of Dukes of Argyll, the chiefs of Clan Campbell.

2. Inverarary Castle

Located above the banks of Loch Fyne, Inveraray Castle serves as the seat of Dukes of Argyll, the chiefs of Clan Campbell.
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This Argyll castle served as the seat of the Campbells of Glenorchy until it was abandoned and ruined in the 18th Century

3. Kilchurn Castle

This Argyll castle served as the seat of the Campbells of Glenorchy until it was abandoned and ruined in the 18th Century
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Situated at the confluence of three lochs, Eilean Donan is magnificently situated. The castle was once a stronghold of clans Mackenzie and MacRae.

4. Eilean Donan Castle

Situated at the confluence of three lochs, Eilean Donan is magnificently situated. The castle was once a stronghold of clans Mackenzie and MacRae.
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