Auchterarder Castle - Royal
hunting lodge from the 11thC. Edward I of England stayed in 1296 while invading
Scotland. Treaty of Perth signed here in 1559 by Mary of Guise establishing
Protestantism. Now a ruin.
Balhousie Castle, Perth - 15thC
. Home of the Earls of Kinnoull. Totally rebuilt externally but contains
early features. Now houses the Black Watch Regimental museum.
Castle, Blair Atholl home of the Atholl Highlanders
Doune Castle, Doune one of the most
impressive Scottish castles
Castle, Crieff with magnificent gardens
Duncrub, Dunning - Site of the
castle of the Rollo family.
Dundurn, Comrie - Hilltop Iron
Age fort. Pictish stronghold besieged by Scots in 683. Scots King Giric killed
here in 889.
Castle, Loch Earn - Dark tales!
Castle, Killin - Built by Black Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy.
Garth Castle, Aberfeldy - Built
in 14thC by the 'Wolf of Badenoch', Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan. Unused
from 18thC until restored in 1880 as a private house.
Perth - One time prison of James VI
Kinclaven Castle, Blairgowrie
- Built by Alexander II 1235. Captured by William Wallace in 1297. Royal
castle, last used around 1450. Now very ruined.
Kinfaus Castle, Perth - 1825
mansion on the site of the original castle. Kinfaus lands and title given
to Thomas de Longueville as reward for supporting both Wallace & Bruce.
Earn Castle, St Fillans - On an island on the loch
Castle Menzies, Aberfeldy - Home
of Clan Menzies
Methven Castle, Methven - Margaret
Tudor lived here
Crieff - 19thC mansion built around a tower of 1634. A Campbell property
until 1869. Restored in 1908 after a fire.
Taymouth Castle, Aberfeldy -
19thC mansion on the foundations of a tower house built by Sir Colin Campbell
of Glenorchy in 1580. These Campbells were made Earls of Breadalbane in 1681.
Became a hotel in the 1920s.