Scottish castles are particularly atmospheric. Lonely and brooding, they seem to reflect centuries of conflict - with Viking and Norman invaders, with English kings and, often with each other. Feuding clan chiefs made Scotland's history and its relationship with its Sassenach neighbours to the south profoundly different from the history of the other parts of the United Kingdom. Perhaps that's why its castles are so darkly romantic. Find out about two of the best and see what you think.
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