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Dirleton castle in East Lothian has been around since the 13th century, and is remarkably well preserved! Lots of rooms, stairways and passageways to explore as well as the world’s longest herbaceous border for the botanists and photographers in the family. #daysout #families #Scotland

Dirleton castle in East Lothian has been around since the century, and is remarkably well preserved! Lots of rooms, stairways and passageways to explore as well as the world’s longest herbaceous border for the botanists and photographers in the family.

Dunkeld Cathedral, Perthshire, Kinross & Angus.

Look how stunning the interior of Dunkeld Cathedral is. Why not take a family trip to this quaint village and stop by?

Castle Howard Interior Dome

Close up of frescos on the interior dome of Black Manor's Great Hall Source: Castle Howard, York, England

Glasgow Cathedral, Scotland.

Drop into Glasgow Cathedral and take in the stunning arches and vaulted ceiling

Linlithgow Palace, Edinburgh & Lothian. There are lots of little nooks and crannies to explore at Linlithgow Palace making it the perfect place to take the kids

I will put this palace on my list of sights to see next time I go to Scotland. There are lots of little nooks and crannies to explore at Linlithgow Palace making it the perfect place to take the kids!

Remarkably intact rooms you can imagine royalty living in? Check. Narrow staircases to explore? Check. Wide grassy space for running around, picnics and even jousting? You bet! Linlithgow Palace is the perfect place for a family day out. #Scotland #daysout #families

Remarkably intact rooms you can imagine royalty living in? Narrow staircases to explore? Wide grassy space for running around, picnics and even jousting? You bet! Linlithgow Palace is the perfect place for a family day out.

Chettle House ~ English baroque manor house built in 1710 in Dorset England

Chettle House ~ English baroque manor house built in 1710 by architect Thomas Archer, Dorset, England

Did you know, Blackness Castle is often referred to as ‘the ship that never sailed’? That's because from the seaward side it looks a bit like a stone ship that has run aground - find out for yourself when you visit! Blackness, Scotland

Did you know, Blackness Castle is often referred to as ‘the ship that never sailed’? That's because from the seaward side it looks a bit like a stone ship that has run aground - find out for yourself when you visit!

Fab pic - bride and groom outside Doune Castle, by Jen Owens Images

Fab pic - bride and groom outside Doune Castle, by Jen Owens Images

This week our Twitter follower Jon Gill asked the question, 'is there a castle with a better scary face entrance than Dirleton?' Once you've seen it, you won't unsee it! #stonework #castles #Scotland

This week our Twitter follower Jon Gill asked the question, 'is there a castle with a better scary face entrance than Dirleton?' Once you've seen it, you won't unsee it! #stonework #castles #Scotland

One of the most beautiful and most famous castles in France: Chambord near the river Loire.

If I can't be on a beautiful farm or in a beautiful city, I'll settle for a beautiful castle!

Ravenscraig Castle

Another pic of Ravenscraig Castle, which consists of two round towers linked by a cross range. Limited access to this site, but it's definitely a good one for the photographers amongst you!

The atmospheric Dungeon Restaurant in Dalhousie Castle

The atmospheric Dungeon Restaurant in Dalhousie Castle Midlothian Scotland south Edinburgh

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