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Sweet Escape: A Scottish Castle

by | Aug 30, 2007 | Decorating Inspiration, Sweet Escape

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Ackergill Tower Castle, a 15th Century Scottish Castle. Available to rent exclusively for a small fortune.

My sweet escape. In my royal dreams. Have a lovely weekend! What are you up to?

Sweet Escape: A Scottish Castle

Sweet Escape: A Scottish Castle

Sweet Escape: A Scottish Castle

Sweet Escape: A Scottish Castle

Sweet Escape: A Scottish Castle

Ackergill Tower Castle

In memory of a real Princess, The Beloved Princess Diana.


  1. Sue

    Sign me up;) What a gorgeous castle!

  2. Esther Sunday

    What an incredible setting!!! Both my parents are from Great Britain, my mother born in Dun Dee, Scotland. As a result, I have come to the conclusion this morning that this is my ancestral home. I will be putting my home here on the market and heading over as soon as I pack up my pajamas. You are cordially invited to visit. Love, Esther

  3. tracy

    Hi Melissa ~ thanks for stopping by my blog! I wish I could take credit for finding that great quiz, but I stole it from my friend Jeanetta at

    What great photos you have ~ they’re right up my ally! One day I do hope to make it to Europe; my husband was lucky enough to live in Germany for a time as a child, and he got to travel all over. I am sure he’d have much more fun with me, though ;)

    What kind of books does your family publish? I wonder if I’ve seen any of them. Alaska is truly the most amazingly beautiful place to live, if you can stand the rain & the long, dark winters! I was born & raised in Juneau, and I don’t imagine my husband (an “import”) & I will live anywhere else. I’ve been on vacation for almost 2 weeks now, and I’m ready to go home!

  4. Terri

    Oh, heavenly! Just what the doctor ordered for a getaway. I always wonder who gets to live in these homes and why wasn’t I picked. :)

  5. Dara

    Wow!! That top picture is so beautiful, it almost takes your breath away!

  6. jeanetta

    thanks for dropping by my blog. you have such wonderful photos here. everyone of them makes me wish my house would stay clean long enough for me to get it really decorated. lol. i have 3 kids as well…. you know :s

  7. kara garber

    hmmmmmmm, you’ve inspired me to do major fluffing @ home & store. AND one more cup of coffee will give me the energy. thanks for the lovely pics!
    enjoy your labor day weekend!

  8. the feathered nest

    Oh, that would be my dream vacation! The walks I could take! Just lovely. What am I up to – still painting the living room :o)


  9. Oak Wind Farm

    Such a beautiful place! And thanks about the table. I need to go through my entire house and get rid of stuff. I do this at least twice a year. It’s great to re-do, refresh and recycle. :-)

  10. Becky

    Now that is what I am talking about for a dream get-away! My oldest son had been to Scotland and loved it so much! He told me, “Mom, you’d want to live there!” I am sure he is absolutely right!



  11. {this is glamorous}

    Melissa, how did I ever miss this beautiful, beautiful post? The blue room and your dedication to Princess Diana are just perfect.

  12. anita rivera

    You have a marvelous website. I am inspired through and through!


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