Glamis Castle, Glamis, Angus, Scotland. The childhood home of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, who later was known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. This was also the birthplace of Princess Margaret, her daughter.
Located near the village of Glamis, in Angus, Glamis castle is one of the finest castles in Europe and appears on the back of ten pound notes issued by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Josephine Baker had 12 children through adoption...2 girls & 10 boys. She bore only one child herself, stillborn in 1941, an incident which precipitated an emergency hysterectomy. For some time, Baker lived with her children and an enormous staff in a castle, Château de Milandes, in Dordogne, France, with her fourth husband Jo Bouillon (a French conductor).
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Balmoral Castle, Also Known as 'Royal Deeside' - Aberdeenshire - Scotland
Château de Val - Lanobre France. This fairy-tale castle dates from the 15th century and is located in the 'Parc des Volcans' region of Auvergne in south-central France, next to an attractive lake. But the castle once stood on a hilltop, with fine views across the valley below! It was between 1942 and 1952 that the dam of Bort-les-Orgues was constructed, and the valley filled with water. Reached by a walkway, the castle is immediately recognisable by its six towers, each with a different…
Eilean Donan is the most photographed castle in all of Scotland, mostly because of its fairytale setting, on an island at the meeting point of three great lochs. The original castle was built during the 13th century, as defense against the Vikings and later became a stronghold of Clan Mackenzie.
Chambord Castle, France
Located in western Scotland, on the original site of Inveraray village, Inveraray Castle is the seat of the Duke of Argyll, chief of Clan Campbell. It was commissioned in 1746, by Archibald Campbell, who had the village of Inveraray demolished and rebuilt, so it would not spoil the castle’s view.