Commanding a strategic position on the main route through the central Scottish Highland, Blair Castle is said to have been started by John Comyn, Lord of Badenoch, around 1269.
In the centuries that followed, the castle changed hands several times until 1629, when it became the seat of the Clan Murray.
In the grounds of Chatelherault Country Park, with free and open access at any reasonable time.
Restricted opening times and entrance charges apply.
Complete medieval castle, remodelled in a Scottish Baronial style in the 19th century.
Scotland is world famous for its castles, not just because so many are immaculately preserved but also because many are set against some of the most breathtaking scenery in Britain.
From Muness, the most northerly castle in the United Kingdom on the Shetland Islands, to Edinburgh Castle with its fabulous Scottish Crown Jewels, we’ve scoured the country to bring you one of the most complete lists of castles in Scotland on the internet.