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Overview

This site is currently closed as a precautionary measure while we undertake site inspections. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

Imagine the comfortable life of the laird and lady of this fine house, their second home in the country. Built around 1560, the fortified mansion is one of Scotland’s best-preserved 16th-century tower houses.

What to see and do

  • Enjoy Elcho’s attractive setting by the ‘Silvery Tay’
  • Admire the imposing exterior, with its profusion of gun holes at ground level
  • Step inside the well-preserved, roofed interior and see the precious remains of decorated plasterwork
  • Take our fun fact-finding quiz while exploring the castle. Available on site
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This site is currently closed as a precautionary measure while we undertake site inspections. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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