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Old Inverlochy Castle

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Address: , Fort William PH33 6SN, Scotland
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This old castle has seen better days but it is cool to think about what it once was. A visit doesn't take very long as it isn't very big but it is worth the time if you are in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This old castle has seen better days but it is cool to think about what it once was. A visit doesn't take very long as it isn't very big but it is worth the time if you are in the area and if you time it right you can see the train go by.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Not much more to say than it's a ruin not much to see. Great picnic area though if it was a sunny day

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Vilas, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This was our first castle on a three week tour. We really enjoyed walking around inside and outside the ruins. There was good, informative sinage and the site was nice and clean. There are no amenities. Takes about an hour.

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Thorndale, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

simple with good information placards to understand the history of the castle. It is just off the bike path and if walking to Ben Nevis distillery it is on the way.

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The Dalles, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I enjoyed the walk up part of the Great Glen Way from Fort William to Old Inverlochy Castle and beyond. The castle setting is quiet and lovely - great stopover on the walk to Neptune's Staircase - a series of locks on the Caledonian Canal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

A beautiful ruin. It's a small castle, but walking around it gives a real feel of what it must've been like when it was still used! Bring your camera, the views from behind the castle, along the Loch, are special!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

we passed this through on our way to our rental for our time away. It is so nice our to take a trip and there is no cost and our daughters could explore the remains of the castle which is kept up to date, there was not a blade of grass out of place! thank you

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Inverlochy castle is a small but plesent ruin. It has information boards that will tell you about its history aswell as having a feeling of calm. This is a nice quiet spot to take time out away from it all. Should you time your visit right you will also see the jacobite steam train thunder over the bridge.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We could see everything undisturbed . There is an information panel , that learns that Queen Mom was not amused when visiting . But I must point out that the ruin is being restored . I like to watch over again in a few years

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I'm a lover of castles! This one is a ruin, but, was a lot of fun walking through and checking out what remains of the architecture!

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