Ravenscraig Castle

  • Kirkcaldy, Fife



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.

Opening times

Due to repairs and conservation works on the bridge, there is currently no visitor access to Ravenscraig Castle.

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