Scottish Castles Association

Preserving the Past for the Future

Castles in their Past and Present State

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Blackness Castle (Lothian) - Past and Present

A formidable royal fortress that became one of Scotland's most revered stongholds, Blackness Castle has had connections with warfare for centuries.

Date added: 27 Aug 2019

Niddry Castle (Lothian) - Past and Present

Referring to imposing Niddry Castle as merely a tower is somewhat of an injustice. See how this impressive fortress is still standing strong today.

Date added: 04 Jun 2019

Merchiston Castle (Edinburgh) - Past and Present

When an early resident of Merchiston Castle invented logarithms in the 17th century it seemed to seal its fate for a future as part of an educational campus.

Date added: 12 Apr 2019

French Castles - Past and Present

Princely pads for Napoleon, the fallout of warfare and the ravages of time, this trio of French castles have faced their battles. Find out how they've fared here.

Date added: 08 Mar 2019

Saltcoats Castle (Lothian) - Past and Present

Built on the site of an ancient salt marsh Saltcoats Castle's remains still give an indication of its former glory - but for how much longer?

Date added: 29 Dec 2018

Preston Tower (Lothian) - Past and Present

Despite being set alight not once, not twice but three times, much of Preston Tower remains today.

Date added: 28 Nov 2018

Kilhenzie Castle (Ayr) - Past and Present

At first glance a typical 16th century tower... but Kilhenzie Castle demands a second look.

Date added: 16 Oct 2018
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Castle Stewart (Wigtownshire) - Past and Present

Once obscured by ivy, Castle Stewart has benefited from some consolidation work in recent years revealing some interesting aspects of its construction.

Date added: 14 Jan 2018
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Crosbie Tower (Ayrshire) - Past and Present

Without care and attention the condition of our historical buildings quickly deteriorates. Crosbie Tower is one example...

Date added: 29 Nov 2017

Old Tulliallan Castle (Fife) - Past and Present

When is a castle not a castle? When it's a hall house...

Date added: 07 Nov 2017