Eilean Donan Castle


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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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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.
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. About an hour from the hotel and on the road to Skye, this was another great spot for pictures and a cup of tea and some cake.We were careful not to overindulge as a much anticipated dinner awaited on our return to the Lovat.
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.
And Eilean Donan Castle, was the Scottish headquarters of MI6 in The World is Not Enough in 1999.
Scenes for Skyfall were shot at Glencoe, while Eilean Donan castle was MI6's Scottish HQ in The World Is Not Enough.
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."
Fiona is a very experienced photographer and her work has been displayed in the Radisson Hotel in Edinburgh and the Eilean Donan Castle Visitors Centre.
There's also a visit to Eilean Donan Castle on the Kyle of Lochalsh.