A fine selection of holiday cottages, hotels, B&Bs, inns, lodges, Travelodges, Premier Inns etc across The Lowlands. Includes Edinburgh, Glasgow, Loch Lomond and Troassachs National Park and the Scottish Borders. Pictured is the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow.
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Blackness Castle, Falkirk


  • Located in Blackness, Falkirk, The Lowlands, Scotland
  • Used in Franco Zeffirelli's version of Hamlet
  • Blackness Castle was begun in 1445 and served as a fortress and prison
  • Despite being one of the most technologically advanced castles of its time, Blackness fell to Oliver Cromwell's army in 1650
  • It is managed by Historic Scotland

External Links
www.historic-scotland.gov.uk
Blackness Castle, Falkirk


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