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Inveraray Castle

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Address: Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 ( 0 ) 1499 302203
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: This stately castle was once home to the Dukes of Argyle.

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Wonderful castle visit

Out tour of the Highlands included many castle stops along the way. This stop was my favorite by far. My husband enjoyed the hall of weapons and I enjoyed the connection with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We walked round the Castles grounds but didn't feel we wanted to pay to go into the castle. We also walked through the woods in the grounds following the blue path signs.

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Nutley, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Out tour of the Highlands included many castle stops along the way. This stop was my favorite by far. My husband enjoyed the hall of weapons and I enjoyed the connection with Downton Abbey. I was also impressed that the castle is still used by the Duke of Argyll and his family. Lovely family pictures throughout the castle. Well worth... More 

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting the Western Highlands of Scotland, Inveraray Castle is a wonderful place to experience...all the better if the Highland Games are being held there! The Castle and grounds are fabulous, and the Duke and Duchess of Argyll are fantastic hosts.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The castle is beautifully maintained, still the residence of the 13th Duke of Argyl who stopped by to welcome us. The weapon room is stunning, and you can imagine those in use during the tumultuous past. The grounds are gorgeous to explore, whether it's sunny, or a typically overcast Scotland day. Definitely head into town for a meal and some... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Inveraray Castle is well worth a visit. The interior is simply stunning and the entire estate is very well maintained. Explanations are available in several different languages and the staff is more than willing to take some time to explain you everything in more detail.

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed walking through a few of the rooms in this historic castle. It is still used by the earl and his family, so a lot of the building is closed to the public; however, the grounds are very beautiful and worth a visit...can you say "Downton Abbey"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is one of the only fully functioning and outfitted castles you will see in Scotland. The Duke and his family still live in the upper quarters of the castle, and it shows. The castle is completely furnished and decked out beautifully. There is a lovely cafe with great food and a nice gift shop as well. We walked the... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I loved visiting the Duke of Argyll's family home and it is well worth a visit. I am disabled so we were able to park right outside the front entrance, however there wasn't access into the cafe for my wheelchair. I was able to visit the state dining room, the tapestry room, the china turret, the armoury hall,the saloon &... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

More than a castle. It's a story of the family and nice to see still used by the family. On the day we went it was hosting the Highland games and so we had that as a bonus. Very easy to find and park. People were happy to help when needed. Park the car all day and walk into the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I never got into the castle but a few years ago at the Connect music festival which was held on the castle grounds, I was standing at the barriers of the main stage. A fella on the other side of the barrier where all the press was, asked me where I was from. I replied "Glasgow" and I asked where... More 

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Additional Information about Inveraray Castle

Address: Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 ( 0 ) 1499 302203
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Inveraray
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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