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Blair Castle
Title: Blair Castle
Description: Blair Castle dates from 1269 and is situated in spendid highland Perthshire countryside. It is the ancient home of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl who have lived in the castle for over 700 years. Cumming's Tower is the oldest part of the castle which also holds the distinction of being the last castle in Britain to be besieged, in 1746. The Duke of Atholl also provides the home for the Atholl Highlanders, the last private army in Europe. Visitors can explore 30 rooms in the castle as well as the restored gardens and woodland. Famous visitors include Mary, Queen of Scots, Queen Victora and Bonnie Prince Charlie.
Date: June 2005
Blair Castle
Title: Blair Castle
Description: This view shows the north front of the castle which is built around Cumming's Tower in the centre. The red carpet is out as the castle is a favourite wedding location.
Date: June 2005
Blair Castle - Clock Tower
Title: Blair Castle - Clock Tower
Description: There are an impressive range of buildings which comprise the castle, including this fine independant clock tower.
Date: June 2005
Blair Castle - Main Entrance
Title: Blair Castle - Main Entrance
Description: The red carpet is out and the piper ready to welcome the guests. During the summer the skirl of the pipes can be heard daily.
Date: June 2005
Blair Castle - Woodland Glen
Title: Blair Castle - Woodland Glen
Description: This view shows a gentle stream as is passes through Diana's Grove in the grounds of the castle.
Date: June 2005
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