Urquhart Castle, Scotland

Blood Castle that lasted over 500 years in Scottish history. Urquhart Castle is located on a promontory jutting out into Loch Ness in the Scottish highlands. Originally, it was a small Celtic castle on a knoll overlooking the Loch Ness. The History of Urquhart Castle and it’s remains today tells the story of the Scottish and the English and the MacDonalds who raided the castle over two hundred years. As the 1300’s rolled by the castle was expanded and fortified by King Edward I of England who took possession of the castle when the Scottish had no leader to organize … Continue reading Urquhart Castle, Scotland