Doune Castle

Doune Castle

About Doune Castle

Doune Castle Castle Hill, Doune FK16 6EA
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Built for the Regent Albany, Doune Castle is a magnificent late 14th century courtyard castle.

Its most striking feature is the 100ft high gatehouse which includes the splendid Lord's Hall with its musicians' gallery, double fireplace and carved oak screen.

Discover the new nature trail in the castle grounds or take an audio tour of the castle narrated by Monty Python's Terry Jones. Hear the exciting history of the medieval castle and residents, as well stories of the making of Monty Python and the Holy Grail which was filmed at the castle. Visitors can hear clips from the film and find out about the alternative history of Spamalot, elderberries, African swallows and wooden badgers.

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Tuesday Evening Jewellery Class - Summer Term
A comprehensive weekly evening jewellery class is starting on Tuesday 17th April at Central Scotland School of Jewellery.
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Take a shot at medieval archery with the Green Hollow Bowmen at Mugdock Country Park on 1st April.
Forest School, Mugdock – Fire and Shelters
Are you 8 - 12 years old? Then join the Mugdock Forest School Ranger and have a go at developing your skills in shelter building then have a camp fire.
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Learn how to make a unique sterling silver sea glass ring in this workshop at Central Scotland School of Jewellery.
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Turn eggsplorer at The Battle of Bannockburn Centre... collect the clues, solve the puzzle and win a Cadbury treat!