Menstrie Castle
7 Castle Road, Alva FK11 7AY Route Planner
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Easter Sun and May-Sep: Wed and Sun 2pm-5pm; rest of year: tour available by appointment


This 16C castle (turned into apartments) houses aheraldry exhibition in the remembrance room (public library), so named to remind us that Nova Scotia was originally a Scottish colony. Menstrie was the birthplace of the founder of the colony, Sir William Alexander, first count of Stirling (1567-1640).


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