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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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Gisburn, England, United Kingdom
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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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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 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

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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Northumberland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I came upon Inverary Castle on a beautiful October Autumn day, and got my first dramatic view of it as I drove across the old bridge into Inverary. Absolutely stunning in a magnificent setting. It seemed to me to be small but perfectly formed with an amazing collection of pictures, porcelain, historical family artefacts - fascinating and informative. The guides... More

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I am so pleased we visited the Castle in the Autumn to have the opportunity of seeing the lovely gold and red colours on the trees in the grounds of the surrounding estate. Inside the castle I was particularly taken with the lovely painted walls in the state rooms together with the portraits, furniture and family paintings. Being a china... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lots of things to learn there about the history of Scotland and Argyll in particular. The gardens are beautiful and great to have a walk in.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Beautiful home full of history and rich in the local culture! Worth every penny to see. Highly recommend visiting this gorgeous castle.

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