A collection of the fallen castles, churches, and towers of Scotland.
Undoubtedly, the castles are one of Scotland's famous features; while many are well-preserved, we'll start this post with those that decayed over time. Most just sit there as a quiet reminder of the past, free to visit any time – Only three castles from the list below have an admission fee. So, here we go in alphabetical order:
Some of the captions include links to posts about the particular place if you'd be interested in more photos and texts from there.
This list is not final; there are simply too many ruined castles to cover them all in my free time. But I am working on it 🙂 Meanwhile, here are the other ruins I stumbled upon here:
Scotland once had an incredible collection of gothic cathedrals; however, many of them fell apart due to the strange ways the reformation mixed interests and values of the church.
Brochs are Iron Age drystone hollow-walled roundhouses to be seen in the northwest.
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