Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle

With a long and bloody history, the atmospheric ruins of Urquhart Castle was once one of Scotland’s mightiest strongholds. It’s strategic location on the dark waters of Loch Ness, gave it a key role in the Scottish battle for independence. Explore the remains of the kitchens, gatehouse and cellars which provided refuge to families under threat and siege. Great Visitor Centre with fascinating display of artefacts and an audio visual presentation which tells the castle’s history (available in 6 languages). Also a café and shop. Open all year.

Website: www.histrocenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/Urquhart-castle/