LochNessPawty – Urquhart Castle
Standing proudly on a rocky promontory on the north shore of Loch Ness lay the stony remains of Urquhart Castle, a structure with many tales to tell—tales of love and intrigue, of kings and lords, of warriors and common folk, and of course, tales of the elusive Loch Ness Monster! The lands are believed to have been inhabited over 4000 years ago as evidence from the Iron Age and Pictish times have been found. It is said that Merlin also walked these grounds…
This rendition of Urquhart Castle as it is believed to have look appears in the book Urquhart and Glenmoriston by William McKay. It details the history of this magnificent struture.
This is how Urquhart Castle looks today. There are many pictorial accounts. Some of my favorite were the photos taken by Shuna Fish Lydon and by the Bulselmeiers. You can also read more about Urquhart Castle in Wikipedia and in About Scotland.