Stunning Castles, Manors and Museums in Scotland

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Although Scotland is famous for its beautiful and dramatic landscape, the country is also filled with
wonderful buildings and visitors to Scotland will be spoiled for choice when deciding where to visit.
From castles and Victorian manors to country houses and contemporary museums, Scotland has a huge
number of great attractions waiting to be explored. Read on to discover five must-see places in

Braemar Castle
Braemar Castle is a stunning 17 th century fortress situated within Cairngorms National Park in Braemar,
Aberdeenshire. This castle has turrets, curtain wall and dungeon. The grand rooms with furniture inside
the castle include morning rooms, dining rooms, Victorian bathrooms and games rooms where visitors
can imagine old games being played long before the invention of modern online games such as those at
https://onlinebingo.co.uk. With steep stone staircases and a lovely courtyard this castle has a wonderful

Mount Stuart
Mount Stuart is a 19 th century manor house located on the Isle of Bute. This house showcases stunning
Victorian gothic architecture and sits within 300 acres of grounds and gardens. This property costs £3.50
to visit and can make a memorable day out for families with a picnic area and adventure play area in the
gardens and a gallery, shop and restaurant.

St Andrews Cathedral
Situated in St Andrews, Fife, this ruined cathedral was the largest to have ever been built in Scotland.
Built in 1158, this medieval cathedral had a central tower and six turrets, and after a fire destroyed the
building it was restored in 1440. It fell into decline and has been abandoned since 1561, however since
the 19 th early century St Andrews Cathedral has been tended and cared for so that it can be visited and
admired today.

Kelburn Castle
Kelburn Castle in Ayrshire is a stunning sight as it has been decorated by graffiti artists who were invited
by the Earl of Glasgow to create a bright design for the exterior walls. The castle features breathtaking
gardens and 3500 acres of grounds plus a 7 feet high wall that circles the main estate. The Kelburn Glen
nearby is host to wild flowers, waterfalls and woodlands.

VA Dundee
Opening in September 2018, the V&A Dundee is one to watch for modern design enthusiasts. This
exciting new design museum is the first of its kind in Scotland and will be free to enter. Located opposite
the Dundee railway station and situated on the waterfront, this striking building was designed by

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. It has the look of an ocean liner about it with staggered, diagonal sides
making a bold statement.