Home > 20 Scottish castles > Eilean Donan

Limited edition prints of Eilean Donan

25 unique pictures of Eilean Donan Castle . Pictures of the castle by day & night , in summer & winter. A comprehensive guide to Eilean Donan Castle . On this page you can read the history of Eilean Donan Castle , and then browse through 25 pictures of the castle and buy castle prints and gifts online .

Over the portcullis at the entrance to the castle is a Gaelic inscription which translates as: As long as there is a MacRae inside, there will never be a Fraser outside. Inside the courtyard is the famous Murchison Stone with an inscription about John Murchison of Auchtertyre who was killed in the Battle of Sherrifmuir in 1715. In the upper floor inside the castle there are six bedrooms named Loch Alsh,Loch Long, Eilean Donan, Ballimore, Loch Duich and Conchra. There is also a panel with the names of the constables of the castle carved on it .

Eilean Donan means Island on Donan.Eilean Donan was Clan MacKenzie's most important stronghold from the 13th Century until it was destroyed in 1719. Robert the Bruce was given refuge in Eilean Donan Castle by John MacKenzie, Second of Kintail when he was being hunted by the English at the beginning of the fourteenth century. View our unique slide show of Eilean Donan Castle - 20 pictures of the castle

 

PRINT SALE Save $60 on giant Eilean Donan Castle prints - half price 12 by 8 prints of Eilean Donan Castle . Normal printing time 1 day . Buy three giant posters of Scottish castles and get 2 free posters - just $5.95 plus shipping

Eilean donan castle,scotland
Eilean Donan Castle 12 by 8 inch print.Price $24 / £15 , one in stock
Buy one now
Framed print 15 by 10 inches . Frame size 20 by 16 inches . Price $120 / £75
Buy one now
More
Eilean Donan Castle prints


Special offer - buy one print ,
get one print free

kodal professional paper.premium quality prints

eilean donan castle at night
Eilean Donan Castle / 25

Royalty free pictures of Eilean Donan Castle on CD

New panoramic picture of Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle was built in 1220 and owned by the MacKenzies of Kintail. In 1719 it was held by Spanish Jacobites. Three English frigates attacked the castle and left it in ruins. In 1912 work started on restoring the castle over a period of twenty years at a cost of a quarter of a million pounds. More recently the castle featured in the new Bond movie. Our Tour of Romantic Islands and The Castle Trails  runs on September 15th, 2003 visiting 9 castles including Eilean Donan Castle.

Eilean donan castle,scotland
Eilean Donan Castle 12 by 8 inch print.Price $24 / £15 , one in stock
Buy one now
Framed print 15 by 10 inches . Frame size 20 by 16 inches . Price $120 / £75
Buy one now
Panoramic pictures of Eilean Donan Castle


Eilean Donan Castle shop
View our unique
slide show of Eilean Donan Castle

More pictures of Eilean Donan Castle

The MacRae Clan who settled in the area came from the Beauly Firth where they had protected the Clan Fraser.They acted as bodyguards to the MacKenzie chiefs. Although there was a number of disputes, the MacKenzies held Eilean Donan right up until until the 16th century.
The MacRaes first became Constables of the Castle in 1511 with a lot of control over the surrounding area.
A feud between the MacKenzies and the McLeods of Dunvegan, over the disputed claims of Donald Gorm MacDonald to the title of Lord of the Isles, came to head when he attacked the Castle with 50 galleys. He was shot and killed by Duncan MacRae with a single arrow.

The Castle was garrisoned by Government troops but later retaken by the Jacobites before the Battle of Sheriffmuir. In 1719 3 English frigates bombarded the castle and destroyed it . The castle them lay in ruins for nearly 200 years .In 1911 . John MacRae-Gilstrap bought the castle and set about making plans to rebuild it . It took twenty year and a quarter of a million pounds to complete the task . Local materials were used whe
 

Royalty free pictures of Eilean Donan and Edinburgh Castle - Send a free Eilean Donan Castle greeting card

Castle holidays in Scotland - Buy a Scottish castle - Subscribe to our castles newsletter - info about Scottish castles , news about new pictures plus free wallpapers
Limited edition prints of Eilean Donan Castle


More information and another picture of the castle .

These pictures are available for editorial and advertising use . Full details in our stock photography section . For website use please note the product code on right of picture and visit our royalty free picture section .

Eilean Donan Castle is on a rock in the middle of 3 lochs - Loch Alsh , Loch Long and Loch Duich - and surrounded by the mountains of the Highlands . The castle is next to the village of Dornie and about 8 miles from the Kyle of Lochalsh and the bridge to the Isle of Skye . The castle is open most of the year and it is run by the Conchra Charitable Trust . The castle was built around 1200 and has been used in many films including James Bond and Highlander . More information about the history of the castle

Sell your property online . Castles for sale in Scotland


There are 25 pictures of
Eilean Donan Castle on this website . Dunnottar Castle . Pictures are available for editorial and advertising use . Stock photography website - castle pictures of Scotland

Home > castles of Scotland > Eilean Donan Castle

Stock photography website - pictures of Scotland

There are 150 pictures of castles on this website .

More pictures of castles - poster prints - free posters

posters of David Beckham - posters of Gareth Gates - posters of Will Young - posters of Kylie Minogue

 
Need help ? Fill in a
Feedback form
Can't find what you're looking for ? Do a
Picture search or use our product finder - search the gift shop

Eilean Donan Castle shopping mall  

FREE SHIPPING & 2 FREE POSTERS on selected pictures , including Eilean Donan Castle , Melrose Abbey and Edinburgh Castle plus two new panoramic pictures of Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle - more Eilean Donan Castle pictures

Order Use our convenient and secure "shopping cart" system .

International Orders
Photogold accepts orders from America , Australia and most parts of the world . If you need more information about placing an order , please read our
shopping guide or use our online customer service form to ask a question .

 
Shopping channel

   Eilean Donan Castle shopping mall

Contact us

Links page
About us
Product & guarantee info
Send a FREE digital postcard
Customer services
40 Dunvegan Place ,
Polmont ,
Falkirk FK2 0NX ( UK )

Freephone 0800 0431325

UK picture gallery

Castle pictures

Eilean Donan Castle

castles

royalty free images

Online gift catalogue


All rights reserved , photographs and text © 2001 castlepictures.com
more
Eilean Donan Castle pictures

  professional photography | stock photography | Edinburgh | Edinburgh united kingdom | edinburgh scotland
football | football pictures | english premier league | BJPhotography | profotos

 digital pictures | david beckham pics | photogold | urquhart castle | soccer pictures | david beckham | Castles of Scotland | soccer pics

Baron of Gigha title | free greeting cards

Football fan sites - David Beckham - Wayne Rooney - Ryan Giggs - Manchester United

Football fan sites - David Beckham - Wayne Rooney - Ryan Giggs - Ruud van Nistelrooy - Manchester United - Everton - Celtic - England - Henrik Larsson

 Edinburgh Castle | David Beckham | David Beckham posters | David Beckham pictures | Edinburgh Castle | pictures of David Beckham
Manchester United | Linlithgow Palace | Dunnottar Castle | royal palaces | palaces | Aldourie Castle | castles of Scotland | hogwarts castle
Knock castle | bardowie castle |

 Eilean Donan Castle | Manchester United | Edinburgh Castle | soccer pictures | soccer pictures

castles of Scotland , David Beckham , David Beckham , Bend it like David Beckham

 Castlepictures.com is listed on the Yahoo directory in posters and prints and stock photography , Google , the Open Directory , Castles of the World , Burke's Peerage and Schottland

Email castlepictures.com

Phone 01324 883305

40 Dunvegan Place,Polmont,Falkirk FK2 0NX (UK)

All pictures copyright castlepictures.com 2003 , all rights reserved