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EILEAN DONAN CASTLE
Eilean Donan simply means 'Donan's Island' - Donan was a Celtic saint who is said to have built a church there. The castle was built in the 13th century and was the stronghold of the Mackenzie clan and their Macrae allies. The Mackenzies were Jacobites and the castle was destroyed by a force of three government ships in the 18th century. What we see now is a romantic 20th century reconstruction. Eilean Donan Castle is one of the most photographed castles in Britain.