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Address: Lochawe, Dalmally, Scotland
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Most awesome castle in Scotland. Really special!

Would highly recommend this to everybody. We were here and only 2 other couples were around. The (free) parking place is about 15 minutes walking from the castle, which is great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Tielt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Would highly recommend this to everybody. We were here and only 2 other couples were around. The (free) parking place is about 15 minutes walking from the castle, which is great. This way the castle is surrounded by nature and nothing else. I took some great pictures with my drone. The bridges nearby are also nice. Visiting is free, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Visited Kilchurn during some epic rainy and windy weather last weekend. It was worth it. The ruins are fascinating, and the new infrastructure allows you to climb up to the top of the towers. The entryway dungeon is a bit creepy. The castle is a little hard to find. Ask in the nearby town if you need guidance.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Went to visit this castle on the way back from Oban. It was a very nice setting. Great for Holiday photos. You can get into the Castle for free and have a walk around all areas. There is a bit of a walk from where you park to the castle but it is worth it. If up in that area... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

you really need to keep your eye out for the entry, two small white posts coming into dally, you should see a few cars parked there thru the bushes. Then a bit of a muddy walk. Nice castle, but the view of loch awe is stunning.... in awe...

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Prague
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I really loved that place! Amazing ruins, there is no entrance fee, but you can se quite a lot, the views from the terrace are really great. Worth detour.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It is so picturesque place. Absolutely amazing ruins set in a beautiful countryside. it is isolated, off the road. there is no fee to enter, no facilities to eat or information centre. Although the ruins are well kept and information is provided on posters inside the castle. there is a bit of walk to the castle through narrow and muddy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Make sure you take your camera! The castle is off a small dirt road, no sign posts, no visitors centre or cafe, just old beautiful castle ruins. There's a calm eiree feel to the place but once your at the top the views are just magnificent. Defiantly worth a trip if your in the area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Perhaps this was a one-off and unlike other reviews, when we last visited this gem of a castle, we met a few people who were excitedly setting up for a massive bbq. 250 German guests were converging from all around Scotland the following day. I'm sure they would have had a fantastic time as this is a wonderful location with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It's an easy and attractive walk to this ruined castle on the shores of the loch. Worth a visit if you're in the area. There's nothing inside to look at - it really is just ruins - but that added to the atmosphere for me. There's no entry fee and when I visited we were the only people there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is likely to be the first ancient castle that you see in Scotland on the way from Glasgow to Oban. Probably nothing special as compared to the magnificent and well-known places further on your way, but certainly worth the 30 minutes you need to stop, walk to the castle and see it. the tricky thing is that it is... More 

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Address: Lochawe, Dalmally, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Dalmally

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