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Erected in 1597, this is one of the most famous castle ruins in Scotland, and was used by Bram Stoker as the inspiration for the castle of the evil vampire in his most famous supernatural tale "Dracula."
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I visited this place many times as a young person, there used to be a miniature railway that used to take you halfway up, not sure if it is still there? It's a remarkable place, it inspired me to read the book Dracula by Bran...More
If you are up this way then this is a must see! You can walk round the ruins, while looking out to sea. It's very close to the cliff edge and there's rubble as you walk around but please don't let this put you off,...More
As we walked through these ruins you can see the different types of stone and brick that were used over the centuries and try to imagine what life was like in those times. The immensity of the size and number of towers and rooms is...More
Property Schedule: A notable property in need of some attention. New roofing advised (roof full stop advised), light and airy due to lack of windows and doors. Secluded location ideal for sea birds, sea dogs, and those discerning persons who appreciate a strong gust of...More
We visited the castle on August 28, 2018. The castle is accessible via an unpaved road that leads to a fairly good sized car park. There are no facilities here. The castle ruin is very large with many areas to explore. There are no markers...More
Drove over to Slains Castle after golfing at Cruden Bay Golf Club. We were glad we did! Beautiful view of the water and cliffs! People parked and walked to the Castle but go ahead and drive up to the castle. Would be quite a ways...More
If you have a dog or small children please keep your eye on them, there are steep cliffs that have claimed many lives in the past. The ruin itself has a few openings leading straight out to a long way down. So why go? I...More