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Kilchurn Castle

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Address: Lochawe, Dalmally, Scotland
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Fairytale ruins

Easily accessed with beautiful views of surrounding mountains.. My little niece was besotted with the "princess castle".. Great place to have randomly found whilst passing by and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Easily accessed with beautiful views of surrounding mountains.. My little niece was besotted with the "princess castle".. Great place to have randomly found whilst passing by and no entry fee to the peninsula keeps you in the budget!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Involve a short walk with a stunning view. It was not open when we were there, but we walked around the exterior.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We visited it from the loch by boat and it was an enjoyable trip and had an interesting history but, one visit was enough. It was a dry and sunny day and the surrounding views from the tower of the castle were very good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This interesting castle sits on a peninsular at the northeast end of the loch. It is an easy walk from the car parking area to the castle.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Visited Castle Kilchurn in October 2014 on the way to Fort William from Oban. After parking at the small car park, followed the signs for the castle. A short 10 minute walk to the castle through open fields bring you to the castle ruins. It was empty the day we visited and the mist was rolling in over the mountains.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We visited a lot of castles when we were in Scotland, and this was by far our favorite. Mostly, because it's been preserved and protected, not rebuilt and refurbished. The overturned turret in the courtyard is amazing and the barracks are vast. The placards they've built into the self-guided tour are very helpful to imagine how the castle must have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great to just be able to wander up and explore, lovely setting and deserted apart from a few sheep! Shame it was closed though.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Ever since I first seen a photo of this castle I have always wanted to go ,on a recent holiday to the lowlands we took a couple of days out to travel to Loch Ness. We picked out three spots along the way to stop for a rest and this was one of them.This is a ruin but you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Kilchurn Castle is a great stop for views and photos. A beat off the beaten path and not even marked from the road, we did not have to doge any crowds. In fact, we were the only ones there, well with the exception of the NBC sports crew and a couple of pro golfers shooting a Ryder Cup commercial! The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Beautiful walk out to the castle from the road. Great views from up in the castle. Castle itself is in ruins but if driving by it's worth the visit. We stopped on our way from Glasgow to Oban. A bit difficult to find but the road passes the Loch Awe and if you can see the castle it's relatively easy... More 

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