About Crichton Castle
Crichton Castle is a distinctive medieval castle built as the residence of the aristocratic Crichton family in the fourteenth century. It would later pass to the Earls of Bothwell.
For visitors to Crichton Castle, there is its impressive tower house, unusual facade and fifteenth century great hall.
Edinburgh Castle is a medieval fortress and royal castle turned national monument and World Heritage site.
The National Museum of Scotland has a diverse collection of artefacts and pieces relating to the history and culture of Scotland.
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