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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, Cultural
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This stately castle was once home to the Dukes of Argyle.

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

was closed for season when we got there,but still got to walk around and get some great photos from outside of castle and grounds,plus just up past castle is reall great looking old bridge.

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Our family group visited Inveraray Castle mid-May and were rewarded with abundant photo opps in the gardens surrounding the castle and out in the bluebell fields. Not only was the castle amazing outside, but the interior had an awesome collection of arms, clothing, military items, china, furniture, etc., etc. Although the owners ( the 13th. Duke of Argyll and his... More

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Inveraray C, Manager at Inveraray Castle, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for taking the time to write such a delightful review about your recent visit here to Inveraray Castle. We are so pleased that you had such an excellent visitor experience and we hope that being able to watch the recent PBS episode of Great Estates made up for not having the opportunity to meet... More

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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131 reviews 131 reviews
69 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Half of the castle is occupied by the Duke of Argyle, his wife and 3 children. The other half of the castle is open to tour. There is no audio tour, but information fact sheets in every room. Throughout the castle there are many artifacts and connections to the royals and personal photos of the Duke's family. The furnishings were... More

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Inveraray C, Manager at Inveraray Castle, responded to this review

Dear Sandy We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit here to Inveraray Castle and we'd also like to thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review about your experience. More

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

beautiful grounds and great place for children to play- castle is also beautiful to look at, and featured in downton abbey

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Inveraray C, Manager at Inveraray Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit her to Inveraray Castle. It's always rewarding to hear how much our visitors enjoyed their experience. More

kendal
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A very nice visit to this castle last week even in the pouring rain! The castle tour is very good,interesting and guides imformative and friendly.Also we have a 4yr old and there is good quiz for her to take and find things en route and a little prize at the end.Castle is obviously greatly loved by the owners and well... More

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Inveraray C, Manager at Inveraray Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review about your recent visit to our beautiful Castle. It's so nice to hear that your daughter also enjoyed the quiz card that we have for visiting children, they always like to receive the little prize at the end. More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

this castle is so pretty, and has appeared in downton abbey too! we visited on our honeymoon and although I have been before my husband had not, we had scotch broth in the tea room, which was lovely on a chilly morning. this castle is said to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl which makes it a... More

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Inveraray C, Manager at Inveraray Castle, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer We are delighted to hear that you had such a nice time with your new husband during your recent visit here to Inveraray Castle. The soup in the Castle Tearoom is always delicous and very warming on a cold day. We'd also like to thank you for taking time to write a review. More

Glasgow
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We don't usualy do castles but I have to say this was worth it. We also walked up the hill to the tower, also worth it

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Inveraray C, Manager at Inveraray Castle, responded to this review

Dear John So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Inveraray Castle. The views from the tower are just stunning I'm sure you found the walk well worth the effort. Thank you for taking time to write a review about your experience. More

Motherwell, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
6 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

This was the first time visiting, we had been to the jail first and then the castle. You receive a reduction if you visit both attractions. It was so beautifully kept, was interesting to see that one side was open to the public and one was lived in by the duke of Argyle. There was lovely pictures everywhere and lots... More

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Inveraray C, Manager at Inveraray Castle, responded to this review

Dear Mags We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit here to Inveraray Castle. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Just sorry to hear about your parking ticket, you should send it back to the council as proof of purchase and I'm sure they would consider not charging you the fine. More

Edmonds, Washington
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Well worth making this part of your Scotland adventure! This was part of our tour definitely worth it! Even if you are not part of Clan Campbell, be sure to stop and visit. I would suggest arriving before the afternoon rush and schedule an escorted tour. The self-guided might be less expensive, but the tour guide will tell you much... More

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Inveraray C, Manager at Inveraray Castle, responded to this review

Dear Tammie Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review about your recent visitor experience to Inveraray Castle. We were delighted to hear that you had such a nice time. More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

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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Inveraray C, Manager at Inveraray Castle, responded to this review

Dear John We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit here to Inveraray Castle. We'd like to thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. More

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