Sorbie Castle - The Old Place of Sorbie

There were many fortified tower houses in the Machars this one at Sorbie must of been similar to the Isle of Whithorn Castle. This 16c buidling was probably built for Alexander Hannay. Sold to the Earl of Galloway in 1677 it became ruinous in the late 18thc. 

In 1965 it was given to the Clan Hannay and is free to visit, has some picnic areas, a small motte and displays explaining the history, the clan Hannay and the ongoing refurbishment. Easy to find near Sorbie, car park.


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