Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle, built on a grand scale in the late 1200s, frequently passed back and forth between English and Scottish hands.

Bothwell Castle

About Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle Castle Avenue, Uddingston G71 8BL
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Explore a castle hotly fought over during the Wars of Independence with England. Bothwell Castle, built on a grand scale in the late 1200s, frequently passed back and forth between English and Scottish hands.

Such hostility – in particular Edward I’s great siege of 1301 – meant the castle was never completed to its original plan. Yet, with its imposing donjon, it’s one of Scotland’s most impressive medieval strongholds standing today.

Image Credit: Historic Environment Scotland

Upcoming Events at Bothwell Castle

The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

12th July 2019
Folksy Theatre present a special outdoor production of Shakespeare's classic tale of mistaken identities, The Comedy of Errors, at Bothwell Castle!

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