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Inverlochy Castle

Fort William, Scotland
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Ranked #9 of 16 Attractions in Fort William
Type: Castles
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Visited the Castle on a beautiful warm Sunny day. The boards were informative and explained how castle would have been back in the days when it was a stronghold, it was very busy with foreign tourists who had arrived on a coach who all seemed to have a keen interest

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I spent a good hour wandering around this castle back in February this year. You can park near the entrance and don't have to pay to get in. There's also lot's of things to take photos of which I liked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Visited here from Fort william and is only a two minute drive. Parking is free as is the entrance. The ruins are fantastic to walk around and up and close to. Lots of information boards about the history and also about how it use to look so you can get a feeling of how it might have looked.

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Columbia, Maryland
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23 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

While driving from Glasgow to Fort Augustus we saw the brown tourist signs for Inverlochy Castle. I searched trip advisor to see what what others had to say about it. The idea of a free outing (as a family of 5 and traveling with an additional family member, my mom) free is always a good thing. The next day we... More

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Hard to believe that, after so many centuries, this lovely building still stands, although not totally. It was interesting to climb around inside the castle and imagine what life used to be like. Don't miss it!

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Nice quiet location by the river offering good views of the train going over the bridge, most of the castle is still in tact giving a sense of history. Well worth a brief stop on the way to somewhere else.

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Bagley, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stopped here before we headed to Loch Ness. An interesting castle and for free. A few boards dotted about the site to give you abit of history but not to in depth. No facilities so a half hour walk around is all you'll need.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We only visited as we got stuck in a traffic jam and decided to follow the road sign on an empty road! This is a joy of a place - a well preserved ruin in a lovely location by the water. It is only a short walk out of Fort William and great to fire kids imaginations. Free entry too.

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

For the passionate historian that attempts to hear the voices of those before cry out from the past, Inverlochy castle is for you. Seated next to a river the visitor has free reign to the entire grounds. Its location and condition results in smaller crouds and a visit unmollested by guides and peddlers. Climbing on the castle is not permitted... More

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5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Free entree and nice to see this castle. Not too much to see, but you get a very nice few around 15:30 when the steam train returns to Fort William and passes the bridge.

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