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What is Scotland's No. 1 Castle?

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What is Scotland's No. 1 Castle?

Alrighty. 37 days to our trek through Scotland and counting. The anticipation is mounting. Do we have enough time? Do we have enough days? What shoudn't we miss? Questions, questions, questions. But, what are the answers?

Well posters, here is your chance to opine! So, what do you think?

What is Scotland's No. 1 Castle?

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1. Re: What is Scotland's No. 1 Castle?

Crathes Castle near Banchory here on Royal Deeside.

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Craigmillar castle on the outskirts of Edinburgh is lovely,I pass it every day on my walk to work.

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Statistically, Edinburgh.

For me, Dunrobin. But then I am abke to appreciate tiger skin rugs and elephant's feet umbrella-stands as being from another era.

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sorry guys,

Eilen Donan castle on the road to Skye just before the Kyle of Lochalsh wins hands down.

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Yeah Eilean Donan is probably the most iconic after it was featured in the Highlander movie however for me it has to be Stirling. For centuries one of the most importand buildings in Scotland and you probably get the best views from there of all the Scottish castles IMHO. Anyway as a local lad I have to vote it my favourite don't I.

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If I recall from your earlier post, you'll be staying in Stirling, so you will surely want to see the castle there. I'll echo peterscot's reply to one of your other #1 questions and recommend 'Scotland the Best' by Peter Irvine for recommendations of this sort in all categories.

You also might want to have a look at this site and navigate to the sections on Scotland (and cast your own votes after your trip):



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7. Re: What is Scotland's No. 1 Castle?

Without a doubt, Eilean Donan! Worth the drive there; will have lots of tourists but so will everywhere else.

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