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Overview

Admire the towering defensive façade of a heavily fortified castle, originally built as a royal residence.

Ravenscraig Castle was begun for Queen Mary of Gueldres in 1460. But its time as a royal residence was short-lived, and the castle was soon granted to the Sinclair family.

The Sinclairs completed the castle, building its massive 3.5m-thick walls, showing the impact of gunpowder artillery on castle design.

Exterior view only.

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Exterior can be viewed year-round.

The castle is in a Level 3 COVID protection area and local visitors are welcome.

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