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Dunnottar Castle

Angus Coastal Route

Sitting proudly atop towering sea cliffs looking out over the North Sea, there has been a structure on the Dunnottar Castle site since at least the fourth century. With a fascinating history dating back centuries, Dunnottar is well worth a stop on your trip to learn its stories and soak up the awe-inspiring views from the cliffs. Discover why William Wallace laid siege to the castle and how this clifftop fortress protected Scotland’s crown jewels, known as the Honours of Scotland, from being destroyed by Oliver Cromwell.

If Dunnottar Castle tempts you into seeing more historic fortresses, why not explore Scotland's Castle Trail?

You are 54 miles through this 68 mile route
The mileage is estimated for guidance only. Please check exact directions and traffic conditions before you begin your journey

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