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Blackness Castle Souvenir Guide

Front cover of Blackness Castle Guidebook

Blackness Castle is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’, due to its nautical appearance. Learn its rich history with this official souvenir guide.

Blackness changed hands many times, having been originally built for Sir George Crichton during the 1440s. Crichton’s lands were passed to James II shortly after, and Blackness remains a crown property to this day.

This guide walks you through the dramatic history of this unusual site with ease.

  • Audiences:

    Members, Visitors
  • Date Published:

    18 October 2018
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Official Souvenir Guide
  • Author(s):

    Chris Tabraham

    Andrew Burnet

    Andrew is the Content Editor and Standards Manager at Historic Environment Scotland.
  • Format(s):

    32 pages, 147mm x 210mm
  • Language: