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Dunstaffnage Castle

W. Douglas Simpson

Dunstaffnage Castle

by W. Douglas Simpson

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Published by Her Majesty"s Stationery Office in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementW. Douglas Simpson, J.G. Dunbar
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24717103M

May 30,  · Oban Tourism; Oban Hotels; Oban Bed and Breakfast; Oban Vacation Rentals; Oban Vacation Packages; Flights to Oban; Oban Restaurants. Dunstaffnage Castle has a lot of history to offer. One of Scotland’s oldest stone castles, it was built when Scotland and Norway were vying for power over the Hebrides. This is the official souvenir guide to Dunstaffnage Castle.

The Castles of Scotland by Martin Coventry and published by Goblinshead is a major new book on 4, castles, towers, stately home, historic houses and family lands owned by Scottish families and clans. Dunstaffnage Castle is one of the oldest stone castles in Scotland. It guards the seaward approach from the Firth of Lorn to the Pass of Brander – and thereby the heart of Scotland. Built before on a huge rock overlooking the Firth of Lorn, Dunstaffnage was the mighty stronghold of the MacDougalls.

Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel hotel reviews, photos and virtual tours. Thanks to photos and virtual tours, you can look before you book your Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel hotel reservation. Check out Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel hotel properties using interactive tools which allow you view hotel rooms, common areas and key features.5/5. Standing high atop volcanic rock, Dunstaffnage commands the hills and lochs that surround it. That is why this 13th-century castle was so strategic and contested by those battling for control of.


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Dunstaffnage Castle (Scottish Gaelic: Caisteal Dhùn Stadhainis) is a partially ruined castle in Argyll and Bute, western Scotland. It lies 3 miles ( km) N.N.E. of Oban, situated on a platform of conglomerate rock on a promontory at the south-west of the entrance to Built by: Duncan MacDougall of Lorn.

Jan 27,  · We recommend booking Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 2 Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel tours on Tripadvisor4/4(). Dunstaffnage Castle on Canmore. Read detailed information on our online catalogue of Scotland's heritage.

Facilities Overview. Admire the mighty stronghold of the MacDougalls, built before on a huge rock above the Firth of Lorn. Captured by Robert the Bruce inthe castle remained in royal hands until Find Dunstaffnage Castle admission prices, including for Historic Scotland members and Explorer Pass holders, plus Dunstaffnage Castle opening times.

The castle of Dunstaffnage has remained in Campbell hands for over five hundred years. The Campbells of Dunstaffnage lived in the castle Dunstaffnage Castle book a disastrous fire in However most of the historic belongings of the family were saved, only to be lost in another fire at.

Search again Opens a new window Book online Opens Dunstaffnage Castle was built at the height of the battle between Scotland and Norway for control of the Hebrides and was even once besieged by Robert the Bruce during the Wars of Independence.

Its formidable stone curtain still has the power to inspire awe in visitors while Dunstaffnage Location: Dunbeg, By Oban, PA37 1PZ, Argyll. Standing atop a rock outcrop three miles north of Oban, Dunstaffnage Castle is an impressive fortification overlooking what was once the most important junction of the sea-lanes on the west coast of Scotland.

Much of the castle you see at Dunstaffnage today was built by the Macdougalls in the s. Dunstaffnage Castle is a grim ruinous walled castle, long held by the Campbells, with an atmospheric chapel in a wooded spot, near Oban in Argyll in western Scotland.

Expand/collapse navigation The Book. Oct 22,  · Dunstaffnage Castle remained a royal stronghold for the next years until it passed into the ownership of the Campbell Earls of Argyll, at which time it sealed its place in Scotland’s history with the incredible story of Flora MacDonald.

Find hotels in Scotland and book your rental car. Looking for exceptional deals on Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel, Oban vacation packages.

Save up to $^ when you bundle your flight & hotel. Book your escape today. Dunstaffnage Castle is a partially ruined castle in Argyll and Bute, western Scotland. It lies 3mi N.N.E.

of Oban, situated on a platform of conglomerate rock on a promontory at the south-west of the entrance to Loch Etive, and is surrounded on three sides by the gama-uk.com castle dates back to the. Dunstaffnage Castle, Oban. likes. Dunstaffnage Castle is a partially ruined castle in Argyll and Bute, western Scotland.

It lies 3mi N.N.E. of Oban, /5(). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

As a reputed accountancy firm in Dunstaffnage Castle, Makesworth Accountants offer a range of services including bookkeeping, advice on forming a company and tax consultation.

With more than 10 years’ [ ]. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) unveils Climate Action Plan at Tantallon Castle. Orkney community asked for views on World Heritage Site 10 February Local residents, businesses and organisations in Orkney are being asked for their views on Orkney’s World Heritage Site as part of a community consultation on its future management.

Reflect on how societies have evolved through history as you explore Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel. To see it, take a trip of to Oban, 95 miles ( kilometers) from the national capital, Edinburgh. miles ( kilometers) away, the Wide Mouthed Frog is the closest accommodation to Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel.

Apart from that, options. Dunstaffnage Castle's Role in Scottish History. Dunstaffnage was built around on a site that, in the 7th century, was a stronghold of Dalriada, one of the earliest kingdoms in Scotland.

Book your tickets online for Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, Oban: See reviews, articles, and photos of Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 31 attractions in Oban.4/4(). Wander through the wooded grounds to find Dunstaffnage Chapel, the ruins of a 13th-century church that fell into disuse after the Protestant Reformation.

An adjacent burial aisle houses monuments to the noble families of Dunstaffnage. Dunstaffnage Castle is open year-round, with closures on Thursdays and Fridays during winter.

Dunstaffnage is one of the oldest stone castles in Scotland. The mass of stone wall is incredible, deliberately constructed to be impregnable to protect this strategic location. The castle has a base of natural rock that looks almost unreal because it is surrounded by flat ground.

Dunstaffnage Castle - The Wars of Independence. This is the continuation of the first post about Dunstaffnage Castle. Revised and reposted (with additional photos), since I got hold of an interesting book (see Sources) that sheds some new light onto the matter.One of my favorite castles in Scotland is Dunstaffnage Castle, and I was lucky enough to visit there on my last trip!

The history behind it is fascinating and haunting. There is this tale of a glaistig, or green lady, who haunts the grounds of Dunstaffnage. She is called the Ell-Maid of Dunstaffnage, but no one knows who she might have been.Seadogs boat trips operate from the pontoons at Dunstaffnage, near Oban.

This is where you can venture out to the Isle of Mull and up to Fort William. The famous Duart Castle is just across on Mull, featured in loads of movies, and it is open to the public. If you want to see the castle from a unique perspective, then come with us.