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Old Inverlochy Castle

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Address: Fort William PH33 6SN, Scotland
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Old but well maintained

While driving from Fort William to Inverness on 16th Aug 2013, we stopped by here to catch up with some history. Best part of Scotland is that every Castle be it small or big, is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

While driving from Fort William to Inverness on 16th Aug 2013, we stopped by here to catch up with some history. Best part of Scotland is that every Castle be it small or big, is very well maintained. These Castles are good source of revenue generation because entry fees are quite high for every castle.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Peaceful and beautiful site! The outer walls of the castle are still standing and you can also enjoy some time to relax in its garden and by the river..Nice place if you like to take pictures too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We took about two hours to walk from the railway station to the castle. The first bit, through industrial and council extates was uninteresting but, once into the countryside, was lovely. The castle itself was good to see - there were lots of foreign tourists also visiting. We walked back through Nevis Bank in time to go on The Jacobite... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Worth a stop if you are already in the area; not enough historical information here to make it worth a special trip.

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Colliston,
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Fascinating layout to the castle, loved the artists impression of what it would have looked like. Liked the internal spiral staircase. They have done repairitory work which is good

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Tielt, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The Old Inverlochy Castle is nice to visit. Parking your car is free and can be done right in front of the castle. Nothing really special, but it's free. Great place to picknick. Can even be done in the castle on the grass. The bridge nearby is also nice to see. Again not really special, but worth a visit if... More 

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Skegness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you are mad about castles like me and you are in the area then of course you should take a few minutes out of your day and take a look around Inverlochy. Its free and there are several information boards around. Take a picnic and enjoy the peacefulness of this once magnificent castle!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Inverlochy Castle was something we found accidentally. We were heading into Fort William to buy a new suitcase for all our extra purchases when we passed a sign for the castle. We decided to take a look. It was the ruins of an old castle and while well taken care of it was not commercialized. My husband and I spent... More 

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Ashby De La Zouch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Although very small and in ruins, we were delighted to find that this castle retains much of its height and outer shape, and that there are a couple of excellent and informative boards to help visitors make sense of what they are looking at. The short walk to and from Fort William along the river was also picturesque and there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I love this suprising castle find. It seems as though it has been completely forgotten about, but definitely worth a visit if you are in Fort William (its only a few minutes from the town centre by car). It is only a small castle ruins but you can explore it freely and there are information stands with interesting facts. A... More 

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Address: Fort William PH33 6SN, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William

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