Castle Stuart is a restored tower house on the banks of the Moray Firth. The land the castle was built on was granted to James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray by his half-sister, Mary, Queen of Scots, following her return to Scotland in 1561. The successive murders of Stewart and his son-in-law, James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Moray, meant that the castle was finally completed by his grandson, James Stuart, 3rd Earl of Moray, in 1625. Though the castle initially flourished, it fell into disuse as the fortunes of the House of Stuart sank during the English Civil War and Charles I was executed. The castle lay derelict for 300 years before being restored; it is currently used as a luxury hotel.

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Founded: 1619-1625
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom

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Stephen Booth (2 years ago)
Once again great service ,lovely bacon roll, coffee thanks,guys.
Pete Stanway (2 years ago)
Fabulous golf course. Beautiful surroundings and the Lodge is so comfortable and warm!
Iain Ponton (2 years ago)
What an amazing day... fantastic course..great staff and great food. Jim our Caddie was great. Very friendly & knowledgeable We will definitely return next year!!
Anthony Villis (2 years ago)
There are few places in the world I would rather be. The course is sensational, the clubhouse stunning and the staff are lovely. It’s heavenly. I love it at Castle Stuart
Graham Raymond (2 years ago)
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