DiCamillo Companion
Scotland

Eilean Donan Castle

  • Earlier Houses: It's possible that a 6th or 7th century monastic building existed on the site of the current castle.

  • Title: Movie Locations: A Guide to Britain & Ireland
    Author: Adams, Mark
    Year Published: 2000
    Publisher: London: Boxtree
    ISBN: 0752271695
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: No Park

  • "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes" (1970). "Highlander" (1986). "Loch Ness" (1995). "Rob Roy" (1995). "Bill Bryson: Notes from a Small Island" (1999 - TV mini series). "The World Is Not Enough" (1999 - as Scottish MI-6 headquarters). "Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced" (2005 - TV series, as one of the exteriors of the Scottish home of Mrs. Goedler). "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" (2007 - as the exterior of the castle prison of Mary, Queen of Scots).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Clan Mackenzie. Clan MacRae. Lieutenant-Colonel John Macrae-Gilstrap, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Charity / Nonprofit

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

    Ownership Details: Owned by The Conchra Charitable Trust

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01599-555-202

    Fax: 01599-555-262

    Email: info@eileandonancastle.com

    Website: http://www.eileandonancastle.com

    Historic Houses Member: No