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Huntingtower Castle, first known as Ruthven House, was built by the Ruthvens in the14thC. The castle was originally two towers, built just metres apart, the gap between between coming to be known as "maidens leap"
The Ruthvens were involved in two kidnap plots in later years, with quite a few getting the chop, and their castles and lands forfeited.
The castle now still comprises of two complete towers houses nad the hall of the eastern tower has a fine painted ceiling.
Now in the care of Historic Scotland
Admission charge. £3.00 Adults
Directions: Just west of Perth on the A85 to Crieff
OS ref. - NO 282 251
Phone: 01738 627231
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