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Elcho Castle Souvenir Guide

Front cover of Elcho Castle souvenir guide

This attractive, illustrated guide tells the history of Elcho Castle, and explains the origins of the castle’s owners.

Elcho is a wonderfully preserved tower house, a fashionable style of castle unique to the 1400-1500s.

This remarkable castle isn’t reported to have seen any bloodshed, and served as a retreat.

The castle was built and is still owned by the Wemyss family. It’s beautifully preserved, despite having not been inhabited for around 200 years.

  • Audiences:

    Members, Visitors
  • Date Published:

    18 October 2018
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Official Souvenir Guide
  • Author(s):

    Ann McSween

  • Format(s):

    32 pages, 147mm x 210mm
  • Language: