Scots Roots

Urquhart Castle
November 27, 2014, 12:04 pm
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Urquhart CastleUrquhart, one of the largest castles in Scotland, is situated on Strone Point to the north-west of Loch Ness, near the entrance to Glen Urquhart.

Built between the 13th and the 16th centuries on the site of an earlier fortification, it was a royal castle until it was given to Clan Grant in 1509.

When the last soldiers marched out in 1692, they blew it up to prevent its use by Jacobite forces.

Urquhart Castle


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