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Dunnottar Castle, Aberdeenshire


  • Located in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland
  • Dramatically located on a rocky headland overlooking the North Sea
  • The ruins of Dunnottar Castle are spread over a three acre area surrounded by sheer cliffs which drop to the sea fifty metres below
  • The castle largely dates from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries although there had been buildings here for centuries before
  • Dunnottar Castle was dismantled in the early eighteenth century
  • Mel Gibson's 1990 Hamlet was shot here

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