Buchanan Castle is a ruined country house in Stirlingshire. The house was commissioned by James Graham, 4th Duke of Montrose and built in 1852-1858 as a home for the Montrose family, serving as such until 1925. It was built as a replacement for Buchanan Auld House, which is located 0.8 km to the northwest but was destroyed in a fire in 1852. The old house and surrounding lands had been the property of the Clan Buchanan but passed to the Clan Graham in the late 17th century. The roof of the building was removed in 1954 and the condition of the house has since deteriorated, but it remains the seat of the Clan Graham.

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Founded: 1852
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom

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Alex Brauneis (6 months ago)
It's fine but not much to see, more of the name than what really is
Marcin (6 months ago)
Beautiful place and maybe it’s funny but it’s one of the best castles in Scotland :)
Katie Gibson (6 months ago)
Best seen from a distance so you can see the turrets etc. Really cool castle remains though!
Annie Safat (6 months ago)
A very beautiful old castle but pretty dangerous to visit as it is very derelict. If visiting be extremely cautious .Its is advised not to go inside and there is a fence all around it with warning signs. But it really is magical.
Caleb Brown (7 months ago)
This is one of the few amazing abandoned places I've been to. Incredibly unsafe unless you're looking for an adventure. This old castle is quite derelict yet you still have the opportunity the explore several floors of a once great building. There was some litter but less than expected. I would recommend this place to anyone who loves exploring or has an appreciation for old buildings
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