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Outlander tour of 5 Scottish castles

The smash hit series Outlander hits UK TV screens this week . Most of the first 2 series were shot in Scotland with 5 castles in particular featuring heavily. 1  Midhope Castle – Lallybroch Those seeking a glimpse of the … Continue reading

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National Trust for Scotland plans castle restorations

The National Trust for Scotland wants heritage and conservation bodies to join forces to share responsibility for running and promoting historic attractions and help it to “fill the gaps” in its portfolio by rescuing other sites. It has called a major summit for later this month.
A new five-year strategy for the organisation, which celebrates its 80th anniversary this year, is expected to begin moves to ensure NTS does not “overlap” with the likes of Historic Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage and the RSPB. Continue reading

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Hungarian castles for sale at rock bottom prices

Hungarian castles are for sale at the moment at unbelievable prices .A castle in Gerla, Hungary, built between 1854-60, once belonged to the Wenckheim family. It was sold in November 2010 for 3.6 million Hungarian forints ($20,000, 13600 euros, 12100 pounds)

Times may never have been better for commoners eager to purchase a piece of nobility. Continue reading

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New free castle screensaver

I have just added a New castle screensaver which can be downloaded for free on our screensavers section. The pictures featured are of Eilean Donan castle and Castle Campbell Continue reading

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