by the seashore, Moy Castle has a
hidden story behind it.
The MacLaines owned the property.
MacLean of Duart, desiring Lochbuie,
captured one of the MacLaines, and
confined him on the Treshnish Isle
of Cairnburgh to prevent him from
producing an heir.....read
old, ugly woman who, however, he
contrived to make pregnant.
MacLaine himself was murdered,
but the woman managed to escape,
and produce a son, who eventually
regained the property.
The castle was abandoned in 1752.
This is the shot of the doorway to
Located near Benbecula in the Outer
Hebrides are the remains of a tower-house
known as the Borve Castle, built in
the 14th century by the clan MacDonald
Seen here under a full moon.
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One of the most beautifully situated castles,
Eilean Donan was built part in the 13th &
14th centuries. Robert the Bruce was
sheltered here in 1306. In 1331, Randolph,
Earl of Moray executed 50 men here and
adorned the castle walls with their severed
heads. During the Jacobite uprising of
1719, the castle was blown up from within
by 3 frigates firing cannons. Although
ruinous, it was completely rebuilt in the
Hand Printed by the photographer .