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  • The most romantic Scottish decorative titles available today on the internet
  • Qualify to wear the Lairds’ and Ladies’ tartan, ‘Dunans Rising’
  • Part of a living history which includes links with the Fletcher, McGregor, Lamont, Campbell, Buchanan and McLaren clans.
  • Help restore an historic castle and its woodland gardens
  • Own part of an ancient estate which includes an unique Thomas Telford-designed bridge and dates back to before 1590.
  • Gain free access to the woodland garden, walks and river which make up the curtilage of the Castle
  • Free tour to all Lairds and Ladies of the grounds and the buildings. Learn about the history of the site from Charles!

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Consultation on the Conservation Plan for Dunans for Lairds & Ladies

smWebCover-ConservationPlanCover Full colour, highly illustrated, paperback edition for Lairds and Ladies:£17.99 cover Downloadable PDF edition with fewer images:£2.99

These books are designed to allow Lairds and Ladies to get involved in the planning stage of the restoration – as well as contribute further to the restoration fund!

Merchandise for Lairds and Ladies


Our new tartan lambswool range will be onsite and ready to purchase soon. Scarves, Stoles, Serapes and rugs as well as skirts and caps will all feature. Bear with us while we get them photographed and ready. More news about this on facebook and in our blog below.

Recent Posts

Travelling to Dunans by taxi: We’re recommending two drivers from Dunoon who provide a great service!

By Dixon-Spain

Following discussions with local transport providers we have decided it is about time to make some recommendations for Lairds and Ladies travelling to and from Dunans from Dunoon (and further afield as well).

Over the last couple of years we have been delighted at the service that Taxi George ( 07913 601442) has provided to both our friends and Lairds and Ladies. One of his first trips was with newly weds from California – and they couldn’t recommend his tour more. The photo above is taken on the way to Tighnabruaich with our dear friend Emma.

We also recommend David Morrison (07974597564).

In both cases we know our Lairds and Ladies will get a fair deal for the right price. We’ve left their details etc. on the “Visiting Dunans” page on our Lairds and Ladies website.

  1. The Bridge gets a shave and we finally meet “Speak-no-evil” and “Hear-no-evil” our beautiful gargoyles! Leave a reply
  2. Castle imaged in extraordinary detail: First image from 3D laser scanner by AOC! Leave a reply
  3. Flying the Flag at Dunans: Lairds and Ladies can now have their very own Dunans Flag! Leave a reply
  4. Puffballs, Bats and Statements of Requirement: Building Momentum at Dunans this August Leave a reply
  5. An Epic Turtle: Vitrified prehistoric turtle discovered in the upper reaches of the River Ruel at Dunans Leave a reply
  6. Tender for the Bridge in hand: We’ve just received the specifications for the first stage of the restoration of Dunans Bridge Leave a reply
  7. New Signage to Welcome our Visitors: Fàilte do na Dùnanan Leave a reply
  8. Finalised Interpretation at Dunans with Pictures of Walltop Clearance last October Leave a reply
  9. Reprint of Conservation Plan for Dunans now in stock – and as second runs go, they’re gorgeous! Leave a reply
  10. ScottishLaird: The Story So Far … A New Sign for the Castle Leave a reply
  11. Saturday Sawmill: Finally beginning the next stage of grounds management at Dunans Leave a reply