Key Dates in the Castle’s History
During this period the Keep was built in Dingwall in the Scottish Highlands.
Approximate date of the oldest part of the current castle.
Bayne family in occupation.
The castle had extensions added to it on the west side.
Due to financial difficulties, the estate was bankrupt and was sold to a cousin Henry Davidson (son of William Davidson who was married to Jean Bayne) in the January for ₤10,500 - more than twice the market value. Henry thus became the 1st Davidson of Tulloch. An addition was made to the castle that same year.
The Tulloch farm was rebuilt.
Caisteal Gorach, designed by Robert Adam, was built on the hill above Tulloch.
A fire destroyed an extensive part of the front of the castle.
The castle was again damaged by fire.
Restoration and improvements by Andrew Maitland & Sons.
He eventually sold the castle to the Ross-shire County Council who leased it to the Education Authority and it was used as a school hostel.
The castle was sold to the MacAulays who turned it into a hotel which it remains today. Tulloch Castle Hotel is now part of the Oxford Hotels and Inns UK chain.