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Eilean Donan
Eilean Donan Castle
Eilean Donan is one of the most iconic images of Scotland and recognised all around the world. Situated on an island at the point where three great sea lochs meet, and surrounded by some  majestic scenery, it is little wonder that the castle is now one of the most visited and important attractions in the Scottish highlands. 
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle is an ancient fortress which dominates the sky-line of the city of Edinburgh from its position on the volcanic Castle Rock. Human habitation of the site is dated back as far as the 9th century BC and there has been a royal Castle here since at least the reign of David I in the 12th century.
Glamis Castle, Scotland
Glamis Castle is the home of the Earl and Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and is open to the public. Glamis Castle was the childhood home of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, best known as the Queen Mother. Her second daughter, Princess Margaret, was born there.  
Stirling Castle, Scotland
Stirling Castle is one of the largest and most important castles, both historically and architecturally, in Scotland. It sits on Castle Hill and is surrounded on three sides by steep cliffs, giving it a strong defensive position. There have been at least eight sieges of Stirling Castle, including several during the Wars of Scottish Independence.
Dunvegan Castle, Isle of Skye
Dunvegan Castle is the seat of the Macleod of MacLeod. Dunvegan Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the stronghold of the Chiefs of MacLeod for nearly 800 years. Since it opened in 1933, Dunvegan has consistently ranked as one of Scotland’s premier visitor attractions.
Inverness Castle, Inverness
Inverness Castle sits on a cliff overlooking the River Ness The red sand stone structure was built in 1836 by architect William Burn. It is built on the site of an 11th century defensive structure. Today, it houses Inverness Sheriff Court. The castle itself is not open to the public but the grounds are.
Wallace Monument, Stirling
The Wallace Monument is standing tall and proud outside the city of Stirling, and overlooking the scene of Scotland's victory at The Battle of Stirling Bridge. This is a place where history is something you can touch and feel, as you follow the story of Sir William Wallace (Braveheart), patriot, martyr, and Guardian of Scotland.
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