Edzell Castle, Edzell

Edzell Castle, Edzell, Scotland

This afternoon, I took the opportunity to visit Edzell Castle in Angus, in the east of Scotland. The core of this rich, red sandstone building dates from around 1604 and was essentially a high status building designed to the scholarly tastes of Sir David Lindsay which include representations of planetary deities, cardinal virtues, the liberal arts and the seven deadly sins. There was a unique combination of statuary, carvings and gardens to challenge the senses and mind.

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