Scotland | Dumfries & Galloway | Cardoness Castle

Cardoness Castle
Title: Cardoness Castle
Description: Cardoness Castle, outside Gatehouse of Fleet, is a fine ruin from the 15th century. It was the ancestral home of the McCulloch family. This view shows the Tower house which offers great views from the roof. It is owned by Historic Scotland.
Date: August 2006
Cardoness Castle
Title: Cardoness Castle
Description: The castle office and gift shop sits at the foot of the hill on which the castle commands the surrounding area.
Date: August 2006
Cardoness Castle - Roof
Title: Cardoness Castle - Roof
Description: Although the roof no longer exists, vistors can climb to the top for fine views to the north and south.
Date: August 2006
Cardoness Castle - View South
Title: Cardoness Castle - View South
Description: The view south from the castle roof shows the Water of Fleet flowing into Fleet Bay.
Date: August 2006
Cardoness Castle - View North
Title: Cardoness Castle - View North
Description: The view north shows the town of Gatehouse of Fleet.
Date: August 2006
Cardoness Castle - Fireplace
Title: Cardoness Castle - Fireplace
Description: The castle is well known for its fine fireplaces, such as this example in the hall. To the left of the fireplace is the aumbry (cupboard) with the salt-box to the right.
Date: August 2006
© 2006 MortonDesign

Gallery Home