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Rothesay Castle

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Rothesay Castle
Rothesay
Isle of Bute
PA20 0DA
Scotland
Telephone (0)1700 502691
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Cross the drawbridge over the moat and climb the ‘bloody stair’ to the circular ramparts, or descend into a forbidding pit prison. This doughty stronghold, built in the 1200s, was twice besieged and captured by the Norse, who battered down the eastern wall with their axes. A short film tells this remarkable story.

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