Spectacular Castle, the home of the 5th Earl of Strathmore who supported the Jacobite cause in 1715 and who was killed at Sherrifmuir. His successor welcomed James VIII and III (the ‘Old Pretender’) to the castle in January 1716 and it was occupied by Cumberland’s troops in 1746. There is a large collection of Jacobite items including many portraits, items relating to James VIII and others worn by Viscount Dundee at Killiecrankie. The grounds contain a tree planted in 1746 to mark the end of 1745 rising.
Opening hours. Admission charge.
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