03 Jun Grandtully Castle, Perthshire
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This castle in Perthshire and is the family seat of Stuart of Grandtully.
It is worth a stop on any tours of Scotland.
There has been a castle at this site since the 14th century.
However, the current building is mostly 16th century.
Interesting features include a square keep, the prison pit, and the turrets.
The park around the castle contains some magnificent elm trees.
It is beautiful to walk around.
Nearby is the old Church of St Mary.
It has a vividly ornamented arched ceiling, which is of huge interest.
There is also a Bronze Age burial site close to the castle.
It has four standing stones.
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