Scotland is the right place to be for the traveler seeking a truly rural traveling experience. Lovely green fields stretching as far as the eye can see and picturesque castles that look like a scene from a Tolkien novel.
Here’s a list of the 5 most beautiful and interesting castles in Scotland that you definitely shouldn’t miss on your next trip there.
This Scottish castle is one of the most famous castles in the world because of its marvelous setting on an island in Loch Duich. Chances are if you’ve ever seen a Scottish castle in a picture, it’s Eilean Donan.
Located above the capital of Scotland, this is the most historically significant Scottish castle. It houses the Crown Jewels and many other important artifacts.
Famous for its unique architectural design, this marvelous castle is truly a work of art. Located close to Loch Fyne, it’s a great mix of rich history and beautiful nature.
This ruined castle lies on a stunning cliff-top on the northeastern coast of Scotland and is included in a large number of movies such as Hamlet, Brave, etc.
This castle is one of the private homes of the Royal Family and it was a favorite of Queen Victoria. However, on occasions it’s also open to the public, so you can enjoy the beauties of the Royal home.