Balmanno Castle (Perthshire) Reviews
Description:Perthshire / Scotland / A 16th century L-plan castle.
Newest Review: ... the WW2. The presence of this castle in the dooyoo catalogue is a bit of a mystery to me as it's a residential building that is neither operating as a sight-seeing attraction nor offering any services. Such old houses of a castle type are dotted all around Scotland and there is nothing particularly special about this one. Still, it's an attractive enough building in a pleasant location ... more
Customer Balmanno Castle (Perthshire) Reviews (1)
by - written on 05/06/09 (Very useful, 192 readings)
Balmanno Castle is a 16th Century L-plan tower house built around 1570 for George Auchinleck. The house is situated near the village of Dron, about a mile away from Bridge of Earn, in the foothills of the Ochil Hills. It was beautifully restored and furnished in 1915, but much of the furnishings were removed around the time of a sale after the WW2. The presence of this castle in the dooyoo catalogue is a bit of a mystery to me as it's a residential building that is neither operating as a sight-seeing attraction nor offering any services. Such old houses of a castle type are dotted all around Scotland and there is nothing particularly special about ... Read the complete review
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