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Castle Stalker

Castle Stalker  - Copyright Dougie Milne Photography 2023

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Castle Stalker holds a significant place in Scottish history and has become a beloved landmark, attracting visitors from around the world. The combination of its island setting, historical background, and the meticulous restoration it underwent in the 20th century contributes to its appeal.

The connection to the Wars of Montrose adds an extra layer of historical significance, and the restoration by Lt. Col. D. R. Stewart Allward helped preserve and showcase its unique architecture. Additionally, its cameo in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" has added a touch of pop culture fame to the castle.

The castle's location on Loch Laich, an inlet off Loch Linnhe, provides a stunning backdrop for visitors and photographers. It's one of those landmarks that encapsulates the beauty and history of the Scottish Highlands, making it a must-visit destination for those exploring the region.

This picture was taken on 2 December 2023.