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Balvenie Castle bnm9696jhp 
 Balvenie Castle Scottish fort fortress outhouse ruined walls Dufftown Morayshire Historic Scotland property which requires payment on entry. Started in the Late 13th century during the reign of King James with later additions during the mid 1500’s, it held a commanding position at the meeting of several Glens and a strategic position that kept it in use until abandonment in 1720. A quadrangular curtain wall of great proportion still remains as does some of a deep vertically side surrounding ditch which were all part of its substantial defences. One of the several attractions of this Highland town founded in 1817, centre of the whisky distillery country with seven distilleries surrounding it of which Glenfiddich is the best known, which is busy with visitors from around the world following the Malt Whisky Trail. 
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Balvenie Castle Scottish fort fortress outhouse ruined walls Dufftown Morayshire

Historic Scotland property which requires payment on entry. Started in the Late 13th century during the reign of King James with later additions during the mid 1500’s, it held a commanding position at the meeting of several Glens and a strategic position that kept it in use until abandonment in 1720. A quadrangular curtain wall of great proportion still remains as does some of a deep vertically side surrounding ditch which were all part of its substantial defences. One of the several attractions of this Highland town founded in 1817, centre of the whisky distillery country with seven distilleries surrounding it of which Glenfiddich is the best known, which is busy with visitors from around the world following the Malt Whisky Trail.
Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Moray, District, Morayshire, Highlands, Dufftown, town, Balvenie, Castle, fort, fortress, battlements, ruin, River, Fiddich, Mortlach, Parish, Church, landscape, built, 1200s, King James, defeated, Black Douglas, 1455, Stewarts, Earl Atholl, Mary Queen Scots, guest, 1562, abandoned, 1720, Historic, history, violent, warring, clan, feuds, granite, stones, rocky, grass, rugged, roofless, whisky trail, distilleries, 2017, autumn, Nikon, D700, DSLR, digital, camera, photograph, colour, green, blue, sky, sunny
 


 

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