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Scottish Castles
Scottish Castles

Scottish Castles

Collins Little Books


224 Pages, 4.25 x 6

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $10.95 (US $10.95)

Publication Date: June 2018

ISBN 9780008251116

Rights: US

HarperCollins UK (Jun 2018)

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A pocket-sized guide to nearly 140 of Scotland's most dramatic castles and strongholds, all of which are open to the public

Historical background and architectural details are given for each of the nearly 140 Scottish castles. Includes the major sites of Edinburgh and Stirling, and covers from as far north as Shetland to as far south as Dumfries and Galloway, west as far as the Outer Hebrides, and east to Aberdeenshire. Contains an introduction on Scotland's castles, with a history description of classification of building type with examples. Includes details on the property's custodianship, whether cared for by Historic Environment Scotland or the National Trust for Scotland, a description of the gardens where relevant, location, website, and phone number.

Author Biography

John Abernethy has worked for most of his life in bookselling, publishing, and tourism. He lives in Edinburgh.