3 Best Castles and Palaces In The Highlands Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Castles and Palaces In The Highlands

We've rounded up the best castles and palaces in The Highlands in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 3 The Highlands castles and palaces to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tours and river cruises. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the castles and palaces we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Sunset at Eilean Donan Castle in Kyle of Lochalsh

Eilean Donan Castle

  • Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

One of Scotland's most iconic specimens, Eilean Donan Castle is tremendous fun to explore, a majestic exterior with opulent interiors and terrific sc...

Hilltop view of Urquhart Castle in Loch Ness

Urquhart Castle

  • Loch Ness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Urquhart Castle The magnificently situated Urquhart Castle, on the banks of Loch Ness, remains an impressive stronghold despite its ruinous state. On...

Outside view of Armadale Castle and Grounds in Isle of Skye

Armadale Castle and Grounds

  • Isle of Skye
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Armadale Castle and Grounds The 20,000-acre Clan Donald Skye highland estate is home to the Armadale Castle Ruins surrounded by a 40 acres woodland g...

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