List of castles in Perth and Kinross

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This is a list of castles in Perth and Kinross.


Name Type Date Condition Ownership Location Notes Picture
Ardblair Castle L-plan castle (with added wing) 16th century Blairgowrie
Arnot Tower current building dates from c. 1507, though fortifications were present c. 1400 ruin private nr Kinross
built by Arnot family
Ashintully Castle Fortified tower house 1583 Kirkmichael, nr Blairgowrie
built by Spalding family
Balhousie Castle < 1681
(rebuilt 1862-63)
Black Watch regimental trustees Perth
Regimental headquarters and museum of the Black Watch 2003-06-07 - Balhousie Castle, Perth 01.jpg
Balmanno Castle Balmanno Castle (3636176895).jpg
Balthayock Castle Unoccupied Balthayock Castle - - 140002.jpg
Balvaird Castle Historic Scotland NO1697711527 limited access Balvaird Castle.jpg
Blackcraig Castle Tower house 16th century Private Blairgowrie
was the seat of the Barony of Balmachreuchie Blackcraig Castle - - 349221.jpg
Blair Castle 1269 Preserved Blair Charitable Trust Blair Atholl
The ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl and home to Europe's only private army, the Atholl Highlanders Blair castle - facade.jpg
Burleigh Castle ruin Historic Scotland NO1289104594 free access BurleighCastle03.jpg
Black Castle of Moulin circa 1326 Ruin Moulin, Pitlochry
Curtains of Stone - - 1344734.jpg
Castle Cluggy pre 1467 Ruin Dry Isle, Loch Monzievaird, Ochertyre
Castle Huntly 15th century In use as a prison Scottish Prison Service Carse of Gowrie
Craighall Castle
Dalnaglar Castle Kirkmichael, nr Blairgowrie
Drummond Castle NN8453418060 Drummond castle - pano.jpg
Dupplin Castle
Elcho Castle Tower house Historic Scotland NO1632020783 Decorative plasterwork Elcho castle.jpg
Finlarig Castle L-plan tower house early 17th century substantial collapse Killin
Forter Castle Folda
Huntingtower Castle Historic Scotland NO0826225123 painted ceiling Huntingtower Castle, near Perth.jpg
Kinfauns Castle Private NO1502022633
Kinnaird Castle, Kinnaird Kinnaird Castle.jpg
Lethendy Tower
Loch Leven Castle Ruin Historic Scotland NO137017 Lochleven west wall.JPG
Meggernie Castle NN5537746038
Megginch Castle NO2418924597
Castle Menzies NN8320049500 Castle Menzies - - 968717.jpg
Methven Castle NO0417126038 Methven Castle.jpg
Murthly Castle private house Murthly
Murthly Castle - - 424676.jpg
Newton Castle Z-plan tower house 16th century private house Blairgowrie
Newton Castle from SW.jpg
Perth Castle pre-11th century No remains Perth
Taymouth Castle Kenmore
Taymouth Castle.jpg
Tullibole Castle Crook of Devon
Tullibole Castle - - 116622.jpg

See also[edit]



  • Coventry, Martin (2001) The Castles of Scotland, 3rd Ed. Scotland: Goblinshead ISBN 1-899874-26-7
  • Coventry, Martin (2010) Castles of the Clans Scotland: Goblinshead ISBN 1-899874-36-4
  • Pattullo, Nan (1974) Castles, Houses and Gardens of Scotland Edinburgh: Denburn Press