Dunnotar Castle - Stonehaven, Scotland - William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots, the Marquis of Montrose and the future King Charles II, all graced the Castle with their presence. Most famously though, it was at Dunnottar Castle that a small garrison held out against the might of Cromwell’s army for eight months. By the close of the 14th century, Dunnottar was firmly under Scottish control, under the Clan Keith.
Forest Bridge, Cawdor Castle, Scotland. Cawdor Castle is located 12 miles east of Inverness in the eastern heart of the Scottish Highlands. Set in wooded grounds, the present buildings date from the early 14th century, but the old drawbridge over the defensive ditch now takes tourists into the central square tower.