This 15th century fortification is known as ‘The ship that never sailed’ due to its unusual boat-like shape. Explore the rich history within the castle walls and learn of it’s multi-functional history as a lordly residence, garrison fortress and state prison. Fans of Outlander may also recognise that the exterior posed as Fort William, the foreboding headquarters of ‘Black Jack’ Randall.
Visit this location on one of these tours:
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