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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michael lawson (7 months ago)
DANGEROUS... BE VERY CAREFUL ITS AN AMAZING PLACE TO GO SEE. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED,
Kai Hiwatarii (8 months ago)
Fantastic explanation, best place I've ever explored. As of the point of this review, you can still gain access to the castle (although you aren't supposed to) under a fence you can lift. Be careful when navigating round.
Neah McGregor (9 months ago)
Looks cool, but is completely shut off. Though it looks like people have made holes through the fencing, the safety of that seems dubious.
Alex Brauneis (13 months ago)
It's fine but not much to see, more of the name than what really is
Marcin (13 months ago)
Beautiful place and maybe it’s funny but it’s one of the best castles in Scotland :)
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