Drochil Castle

A massive Z-plan castle in the Scottish Borders, Drochil Castle lies between the Tarth and Lyne Waters, 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Peebles.

It was built by James Douglas, Earl of Morton, Regent of Scotland, but was not completed before his execution in 1581 for his part in the death of Henry, Lord Darnley, husband of Mary Queen of Scots.

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