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Welcome to the authoritative website on Castle Sinclair Girnigoe - the only castle in Scotland to be listed by the World Monuments Fund. This once impregnable medieval / renaissance stronghold is now the most spectacular ruin in the North of Scotland and is the subject of a preservation programme by its owner, The Clan Sinclair Trust, which is a limited company (Number SC 194021) with charitable status (Number: SC 028778).

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Join the students when the Moat Project starts on August 5th

Archaeological excavation work will take place in the moat at Castle...

Visits by Tain & Easter Ross Civic Trust and Sinclair College, Dayton, Ohio, USA

On Saturday 12th June Hamish Mackenzie brought about twenty people...

Archaeologists return to site

Archaeologists from Field Archaeology Specialists in York returned to...

Castle to open to the public in August

Most of the outer ward will be open to the public from Monday 2nd...

PRESS RELEASE 6 November 2009

Regarding recent rumours in circulation in relation to an alleged investigation...

Archaeologists discover Castle's Oven

Archaeologists discover Castle's Oven

The oven was uncovered fully by the Archaeologists in August. It...

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