Museums, Castle and Monuments
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MUSEUMS, CASTLES AND MONUMENTS
Museums: – The largest Roman station in Britain, the Ardoch Camp, is situated at Braco, a few minutes drive from Duchally Country Estate. You can also visit the Crannog Centre on Loch Tay and experience life as an ancient loch-dweller in their thatched island homes.
Perth Museum is one of the oldest in Britain and the Black Watch Museum, also in Perth, exhibits nearly three centuries of Military History. There are also clan museums, museums of farming and the oldest public library in Scotland is situated in Innerpeffray near Crieff.
The Jacobean battle sites at Killiecrankie and the infamous Bannockburn are in the area as well as nearby Glencoe, always a chilling location with its fascinating and fearful history.
Castles & Monuments: – Scotland has endured a long and eventful history, and there are numerous castles and monuments still proudly standing within the immediate area – Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument of ‘Braveheart’ fame, Glamis Castle, the childhood home of the late Queen Mother or Blair Castle depicting life from the 16th century.
From the impressive and magnificent Edinburgh Castle, only an hour away by car, with its museums and dramatic displays, to the solitude of the Island Castle on Loch Leven where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned, you can experience the lives of your forefathers – or perhaps they were your enemies?