Monday 2 July 2012: Culzean Castle
Still on a dodgy internet connection.
The Castle and grounds are truly magnificent and well worth a visit. You could easily spend a full day exploring this place.
One interesting fact is that in November 1945 General Dwight D Eisenhower (4th President) was invited by the 5th Marquess to accept the tenancy of a specially created guest flat on the top floor of the Castle for his lifetime, as a gesture of Scottish thanks for America's support during World War II.
General Eisenhower and members of his family stayed there on several occasions and he also lent it to friends. He was fondly remembered by the local population.