8 Scottish castles used as movie sets

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Scotland’s breath-taking castles have provided the perfect, atmospheric backdrop for many famous films and TV shows. As soon as the camera rolls, before a word of script is spoken, the viewer is in no doubt about the setting of the story.

Locations

  • Doune Castle
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • Drummond Castle
  • Floors Castle
  • Duns Castle
  • Culzean Castle
  • Inveraray Castle
  • Dunnottar Castle

Films include

  • Bonnie Prince Charlie starring David Niven (1948)
  • The Master of Ballantreee starring Errol Flynn (1953)
  • The New Avengers (1976)
  • Highlander (1986)
  • Loch Ness (1996)
  • James Bond – The World is Not Enough (1999)
  • BBC One Television Idendity (1997 – 2002)
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • Game of Thrones
  • Outlander
  • Rob Roy (1995)
  • Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
  • Mrs Brown (1997)
  • The Wicker Man (1973)
  • Downton Abbey
  • Victor Frankenstein (2015)
  • Brave (2012)

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