Gilnockie Tower

Home of the Clan Armstrong Centre.

 

Explore the Past

Gilnockie is one of the finest examples of a 16th century pele tower.

 

Was it England, or was it Scotland?

Gilnockie stands in what were known as the Debateable Lands; so-called because no-one knew who they belonged to.

 

Experience

The Turbulent Heritage of the Past

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Gilnockie Tower or Hollows Tower is one of the finest examples of a 16th century Scots tower house or pele tower.

A Clan Armstrong stronghold and home to a Scottish legend, it stands in what were known as the Debateable Lands – so-called because no-one knew if they belonged to Scotland, or England

Gilnockie Tower Canonbie

Gilnockie Tower, Ancestral Home to The Clan Armstrong

Gilnockie Tower, a Clan Armstrong stronghold. Home to a Borderland legend.

Gilnockie stands in what were known as the Debateable Lands; so-called because no-one knew who they belonged to. Was it England, or was it Scotland?

Clan Arsmtrong Centre

Clan Armstrong Centre

The Clan Armstrong Centre houses reiving artefacts and the world’s largest collection of Armstrong archives.

Border Reivers

The Reiver Trail

Reivers, often recognised as the finest light cavalry in Europe, raided both sides of the Anglo-Scottish Border during the 16th century. They were opportunists, and would take what they could, where they could, but did respect their own kinfolks

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