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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

An Epic Turtle: Vitrified prehistoric turtle discovered in the upper reaches of the River Ruel at Dunans

By Dixon-Spain


On Saturday last, intrepid explorers made an extraordinary find in the River Ruel, just yards downstream from Dunans Bridge. On the sun-dappled riverbed, as if basking by a natural pool, the huge stone turtle was discovered by noted playwright and owner of Dunans Castle, Sadie Dixon-Spain. As she was later to remark, it is “an epic turtle”.

To purchase Sadie’s latest play, “The Alloway Rap”, please visit ScottishLaird.com

  1. 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
  2. New Signage to Welcome our Visitors: Fàilte do na Dùnanan Leave a reply
  3. Finalised Interpretation at Dunans with Pictures of Walltop Clearance last October Leave a reply
  4. Reprint of Conservation Plan for Dunans now in stock – and as second runs go, they’re gorgeous! Leave a reply
  5. ScottishLaird: The Story So Far … A New Sign for the Castle Leave a reply
  6. Saturday Sawmill: Finally beginning the next stage of grounds management at Dunans Leave a reply
  7. Thank Groupon Its Friday! Yes, we’re up to our knees in another Groupon UK Promo … Leave a reply
  8. We Catch Fire with our #CalendarCompetition, and Laird James Morris’s new album … Leave a reply
  9. Competition to choose the images for our Dunans 2015 Calendar launches today! Leave a reply
  10. #ScottishPlaywright: The Alloway Rap by Sadie Dixon-Spain is published Leave a reply
  11. Midsummer Archaeology: surveying Colintraive & Glendaruel’s ancient monuments inc. Dunans! Leave a reply