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Address: Castle Road, Port Glasgow PA14 5NH, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1475 741858
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Great location, lovely views. Enjoyed the spiral stairways and exploring different areas of the castle. Toilets very clean. Staff friendly and helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great location, lovely views. Enjoyed the spiral stairways and exploring different areas of the castle. Toilets very clean. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Stopped off on our way through, a wee gem enjoyed exploring all the wee nooks & crannies of the castle! Great information but not overload, lovely lady serving made us feel very welcome....

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a very small castle, but once inside there's a lot to explore from top to bottom, from exploring all the little hallways and little rooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It is actually a fortified house rather than a castle but it's well worth seeing , especially as it's the only think we have close to a castle

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Port Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great day out with our young family. Children throughly enjoyed the experience running around playing in this very well kept castle. We will visit monthly. Would highly recommend.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The most well up kept castle we visited in Scotland. The staff take a lot of pride in this castle & are super friendly. There's many rooms to explore and has nice views over the water.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Newark Castle beautiful as it sits on the edge of the River Clyde if you like visiting castles well its worth it picnic area just over but the pier the swans visit all the time up and down the river as they know they get well fed the Castle has been all refurbished and you still feel that you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Easily found in Castle Road with ample parking. Very friendly and helpful guide. Sadly it is next to Industrial buildings and cranes and the Battlements closed for "health and safety" when I visited. The maze of small tight stairways and doors give way to rooms with excellent illustrations and details on walls of how the rooms looked in medieval times.... More 

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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a great wee castle to explore, almost feels like a maze. It is easy to miss as you are driving past but just follow the signs. There is a small entry fee but it is worth it. There is plenty of information throughout about the history of the castle and area. The steward was very friendly and informative.

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Port Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It's small but interesting with lots of little "nooks and crannies" to explore. Definitely worth climbing the tight spiral staircase to the roof of the tower for the view. Good information displays giving the history of the castle and the area around it. Easily missed when travelling east as it's hidden by Ferguson's Shipyard - take the turn off for... More 

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Address: Castle Road, Port Glasgow PA14 5NH, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1475 741858
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Inverclyde  >  Port Glasgow

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