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Eilean Donan Castle

(ˈeɪlən ˈdɒnən)
n
(Placename) a castle near the Kyle of Lochalsh in Highland, Scotland: built in the 13th century; famous for its picturesque setting
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A couple had pulled over in a lay-by to take photos of Eilean Donan castle, near Dornie in Wester Ross, when the man fell off the rocks and landed in the water below.
The alarm was raised at 10.04am yesterday near Eilean Donan Castle in the Highlands, right.
The sightseer was taking pictures of Eilean Donan Castle from a vantage point on nearby rocks when he tumbled into the water shortly after 10am.
Once threatened with closure, the route was saved by campaigners and is now popular with tourists - many of them heading on to Eilean Donan.
After taking a lot of pictures and enjoying the views, we traced our footsteps back to the car and decided to drive to another famous Scottish landmark - Eilean Donan Castle.
All lit up Eilean Donan Castle in the Scottish Highlands stands out in this cracking photo
Much of the new film was shot in the US state of Montana for cost reasons, but Scottish locations include Glen Coe, the Isle of Skye and Eilean Donan Castle.
Scenes for Skyfall were shot at Glencoe, while Eilean Donan castle was MI6's Scottish HQ in The World Is Not Enough.
In his gratitude, King Alexander awarded Colin of Kintail with the lands of Eilean Donan the motto Luceo Non Uro, which translates to mean "I Shine Not Burn" and the right to bear a 12-pointed Royal Stag as the clan's crest.
Filming took place in several locations around Scotland including Eilean Donan Castle and Urquahart Castle as well as Loch Ness.
Macpherson, an Old Etonian whose ancestry is linked to the Macpherson clan of Scotland, who used to reside at Eilean Donan Castle in the Highlands, was seen swaying in the street shouting, "I've got a better castle than you."
A good place to start is one of Scotland's most famous castles, Eilean Donan. Located on the meeting point of three lochs, and surrounded by