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 small 16C fortress houses a museum dedicated to the founding of the province of Nova Scotia, which was originally a Scottish colony. The museum reminds visitors that Menstrie was the birthplace of the colony's founder, Sir William Alexander I, first count of Stirling (1567-1640).


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