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Inverlochy Castle

Fort William, Scotland
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Ranked #9 of 18 Attractions in Fort William
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We stopped off on the way through on our bikes. You can go inside and climb on some of it. The stuff that is there is really interesting, though there is not a lot left. There are also signs to explain it. It doesn't cost anything.

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This isn't for everyone....it is truly a ruin. Just crumbling outer walls still standing. But I prefer this kind of castle to the refurbished, fancied up ones...anyway, just on the edge of Ft William, sitting by itself in a field, sits what's left of Inverlochy Castle, and it's been there since the 13th century.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When I visited it had just started raining and I had taken the bus that goes past the area. The history is interesting from reading the boards that are around the castle but it lacked something that would make me recommend this as a must see site. It is also a bit out of the way if you are using... More 

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Barrowford, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Fantastic place to visit and to eat , elegant food for appreciating. Lovely helpful manager and waiters

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Madrid, Spain
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Not very well preserved but deserves a stop over to walk around. Fantastic location, a very simple castle, would need some more restoration

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United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent castle ruins to visit and walk around in. As with many other ruins in Scotland, there is no fee. We had some trouble finding it--our attempt to walk over from Fort William led us on a merry ramble through several sheep pastures, past a battlefield (?) monument that we had not known existed, and eventually to Inverlochy. A bit... More 

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Caernarfon
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46 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you're staying In Fort William this is must see. The castle is magical to say the least. Ample parking outside. Scenic views can be found in every direction you look. Defintely the best part of my trip to Fort William.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

lovely quiet walk from Fort William along the river and loch. It took about half an hour. A peaceful ruin with good information boards.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Beautiful grounds, nice people, excellent room. Food and Service were perfect. The area also has many attractions.

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Ottawa, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Yet another place not well marked or mentioned. I found it thru a chat with locals and a nice walk in the country side. It is history at your touch. You can walk amongst the ruins and enjoy your own thoughts on a time past.

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