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The history of Eilean Donan Castle

The history of Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle has a fascinating history going back to the 12th century . The Mackenzie clan claims that Robert the Bruce sheltered at Eilean Donan during the winter of 1306 to 1307; the castle avoided any other involvement in the Wars of Scottish Independence. On 10 May 1719 HMS Worcester, HMS Flamborough and HMS Enterprise anchored off Eilean Donan Castle and sent a boat ashore under a flag of truce to negotiate with Spanish soldiers in the castle ….

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Eilean Donan Castle 2020

Eilean Donan Castle 2020

In our unbiased opinion Eilean Donan Castle is clearly the winner of the most photographed castle in the world award due to its unique location on an island at the meeting point of three lochs in the Highlands of Scotland