Selected Highlights

  • The fairy-tale magic of Craigievar & the splendour of Kildrummy Castle ruins
  • Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile & The Palace of Holyrood House
  • Medieval Stirling Castle & the Wallace Monument
  • 13th Century Blair Castle nestling in the heart of Highland Perthshire
  • Balmoral Castle, the Scottish home of the Royal Family

Step back in time through the last millennium on Scotland's one and only Castle Trail. This self-drive tour itinerary explores some of the world's most unique and splendid castles and become captivated with stories of romance, legends and a ghostly past.

Discover an area that is unparalleled in castle tradition and has more superb examples of castellated architecture than anywhere in the world.