End of day four

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Haunted castle and youth hostel!

The end of day four of our Haggis adventure took us to another castle...and we were spending the night there!  This is Carbisdale Castle, built over 100 years ago for a very wealthy woman.  The castle was given to the youth association in the 1940's.  This incredible castle was converted into a youth hostel and has been open for over 60 years!  The interior of the castle is huge, with gigantic rooms, multiple kitchens, and tons of spooky murals and statues.  Yes, it is said that this castle is very haunted, and there are many stories to back that theory up!  You swear that the eyes of the pictures follow you...

After cooking up some dinner in the castle, we all walked down to the only pub in the area, where we sat and danced to popular Scottish music.  The night concluded at the pub with brothers on bagpipes.  As we walked back, the older of the two brothers graciously offered to lead us back to the castle on his bagpipe, and we marched through the black of night singing "Scotland the Brave" at the top of our lungs.  We all got a turn at trying the bagpipe before ending our evening.  It was a very memorable, unique experience!

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Haunted castle and youth hostel!
Haunted castle and youth hostel!
Haunted castle and youth hostel!
Haunted castle and youth hostel!
Carbisdale Hostels review
A night in a haunted castle
How about an evening in a large, haunted castle deep in the Scottish Highlands? The owners of Carbisdale Castle give you the opportunity to do that. … read entire review
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