History of the Stewarts | Castles and Buildings
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The walls of the oldest surviving part of the keep (c.1509) are some 14 feet thick at ground level, which is probably a record for solidity. Above that they thin out to about 8 or 9 feet.
Originally one of the strongest castles in Europe, it is now one of the most picturesque of ruins and a favourite stopping place for tourists hoping to catch a glimpse of the elusive Loch Ness Monster.