Duncraig Castle

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Duncraig Castle
Aerial view of the castle

Duncraig Castle is a mansion in Lochalsh, in the west highlands of Scotland. It is situated 1 km east of the village of Plockton, on the south shore of Loch Carron. It was built in 1866 for Alexander Matheson, a Scottish businessman and Member of Parliament. It was built in the Scottish Baronial style, to designs by Alexander Ross.

It is served by Duncraig railway station, on the Kyle of Lochalsh Line. This was originally opened in 1897 as a private station, though it is now open to the public.

Duncraig Castle was bequeathed to Ross and Cromarty County Council, and became a home-economics college after the Second World War. It is now a luxury bed and breakfast accommodation.

References[edit]

  • "Duncraig Castle, Laundry, Stables And Walled Garden (Ref:6989)". Listed Building Search. Historic Scotland. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  • "Duncraig Halt (Ref:44180)". Listed Building Search. Historic Scotland. Retrieved 10 January 2014.

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Coordinates: 57°20′17″N 5°37′59″W / 57.338°N 5.633°W / 57.338; -5.633