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Inveraray Castle

Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE, Scotland
+44 ( 0 ) 1499 302203
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Ranked #5 of 12 Attractions in Inveraray
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description: The Royal Burgh of Inveraray lies 60 miles north west of Glasgow by Loch Fyne in an area of spectacular natural beauty.  The ruggedness of the... more »
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We had a grand tour round castle on our own, anything we needs explained was very well answered by the staff throughout the building.

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colorado springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Lovely home and gardens with great furnishings and explanations. Was very impressed by the arms room and garden. Went there on a tour to Oban and Glencoe and it was wonderful to walk around for an hour.

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Waltham, MA
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Inverary Castle--and what a castle it ls! Still used as a residence by the current Duke of Argyll and his family, it houses the most impressive and extensive display of weaponry I have ever seen—over 1300 guns, swords, bayonets, sabres, pikes—arranged in a magnificent display in th armory hall that occupies the center of the house—a room that is the... More

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Shanghai, China
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

picturesque castle in Inverary with some interesting exhibits. the volunteers are very knowledgable - talk to them!

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Gisburn, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Fabulous house, very interesting, lots of history, staff happy to answer questions. Gardens excellent, though there was no free map of the gardens to follow, this I find a valid interest to gardens and various routes to follow with approx how long they are and what kind of walk it is would have been helpful. Cafe also excellent food, though... More

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I am not usually a huge fan of historic buildings but decided to give this a go. The coach dropped us off in the car park and I was intrigued by the imposing exterior of the castle. The charge of £9 for seniors was reasonable as there was plenty to see. I liked the way the rooms were set out... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I had to quickly tour this castle which was beautiful, since we were on a tour. I enjoyed my tour and would recommend visiting this castle. I also enjoyed the restaurant, I had the beast tomato basil soup there!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Gardens were beautiful and well worth the £10 entrance fee. Be aware that entrance includes free parking. Don't do as we did and park in the town which cost us another £12. Interesting touch is the information on display about the Duke of Argyl and his family - fascinating press cuttings and family photographs. Some great Rob Roy memorabilia. The... More

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Brighton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We visited Inveraray castle as a day out with our 8 day holiday with Alpha coach travel, And i'm so glad we went . It's a stunning castle, which looks like it's straight from a fairy tale , with beautiful grounds, views, and gardens , the rooms in the castle are beautiful with an amazing collection of paintings , statues... More

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a beautiful castle both inside and out. Not to be missed. It is also the castle used in Downton Abbey when the family went to Scotland for Christmas. The rooms are just beautiful and all is displayed so that you can enjoy each room without standing behind someone. The count and countess still live here so it has... More

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