Scotland is known for its typical music and the instrument that is part of it: the Great Highland bagpipe. Sports are also an important part of Scottish culture. Scotland has more than 790 islands with beautiful coastlines. Scottish castles are as interesting as Scottish culture and are a symbol of its best historical moments. There are approximately 3,000 castles.
These monuments have a beautiful story to tell and although not all castles are open to the public, taking a trip to discover as many as possible is an excellent idea. One of the best known is that of Fraser . This Scottish castle is located near Inverurie, located in the Aberdeenshire area. This beautiful Scottish castle has also served as a backdrop for some movies. Its construction began in 1575 and was completed in 1636. It is open to the public in the summer months.
Another of the most popular castles is that of Edinburgh . It is known as the second most popular tourist destination in Scotland. Interestingly, this castle stands on an extinct volcano. Speculations abound about the origins of Edinburgh Castle, experts say it was built in the middle of the 2nd century.
Then, we find the Dundonald castle and the Edzell. The latter dates from the 16th century. This castle is known for a rather unusual garden. This garden was specially thought for recreation for all guests of the castle. Last is Bothwell Castle. This is one of the largest in the country. A round shaped tower characterizes this magnificent castle.