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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Inveraray Castle

well worth viewing if it's your first visit to Inveraray. Like all castles, if the flag is flying, the Duke of Argyle and family are in residence.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

well worth viewing if it's your first visit to Inveraray. Like all castles, if the flag is flying, the Duke of Argyle and family are in residence.

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Bury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Lovely still lived in home of the Duke and Duchess of Argyll with lots of personal touches. There is a well stocked gift shop and excellent café with lots of home made cakes and scones.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My husband and I enjoyed touring the castle and reading a bit about its history as we took our self-guided tour. There is so much to see that you need to take your time to be sure you absorb it all. I would have appreciated an audio guide or a film that would provide more information on the history of... More 

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Halifax
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We took an organized tour and tour guide. The lady was very good and certainly knew her stuff. We saw the private areas of the castle as well as all the common areas. Well worth a visit.

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Brampton, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

Well worth the enterance fee. A well kept house and gardens with extensive walks around surrounding land in the Scottish country side. Footpaths are weather friendly. The enterance reception room is a sight to behold. The displays are wide ranging and cover family history as well as local and general Scottish history. A visit to the tea room is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Lots of interesting rooms and displays to spend time examining and pondering what life was like back then. Real log fires to warm yourself by on a cold day with helpful staff to explain and guide you round. We did not manage to visit the garden as it was a little wet on the day we visited, but they looked... More 

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our afternoon out here today. We live in Linlithgow and my parents are up for the weekend from Kent staying nearby at a motorbike rally. The lady in the car park was very friendly and gave them a section to park their motorbikes and spoke to them until we arrived 30 mins late. The gentleman at the main... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

I attended a guided tour of the Castle and so was able to see some of the private apartments, library and other rooms and learn a fair bit about the Campbell family and some of its interesting history. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

One of the nicest castles I've been too. Lots on display and it doesn't feel like a museum like some places. The castle is still a family home and that shows. My wife even met the Duke in the gift shop. There's plenty to see inside and the gardens are lovely too. The staff were warm and welcoming and have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Set in moderately-sized formal, and natural gardens, this is a majestic and historic building that strikes the perfect balance between being a family home on the one hand, and on the other a very informative and well thought out visitor experience. Every room and gallery oozes homely charm, yet has the edge of a place central to the Campbell clan,... More 

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