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Address: The Lodge, Dunottar, Stonehaven AB39 2TL, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-156-976-2173
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Description: Majestic 14th-century castle located on a rugged cliff overlooking the...
Majestic 14th-century castle located on a rugged cliff overlooking the coast.
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A view to die for

Arguably my favorite castle. The views are breathtaking and the history fascinating. When there do not forget to ask about the Scottish Honors!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Well worth the visit. Amazing location. No wonder it stood unconquered for many years. Was wondeing how many stonemasons they lost over the edges buildng it?

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Arguably my favorite castle. The views are breathtaking and the history fascinating. When there do not forget to ask about the Scottish Honors!

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Milford, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Just a gorgeous view and beautiful old castle right on the cliffs!. To get to the castle you have to climb many steps and they can be slippery if wet. But my 77 year old father-in-law was able to make the climb. To enjoy the views you do not necessarily have to make the climb to the castle, even the... More 

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Bath, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Not for the faint of heart. A rigorous hike up and down many steps. But oh so worth it! Amazing history, amazing views.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We've been several times and always enjoyed it. The castle is very impressive and the views are astonishing. It is not especially expensive, and the kids enjoyed it. Little ones will want to charge around too fast to really enjoy it though, and you'll have to keep a close eye on them with steep worn stairways and huge cliffs all... More 

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Highland, Utah
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

this was so fun to visit. the tour guides were very friendly and full of stories. Of course the surrounding area added to the experience.

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Jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Dunnotar is a beautiful ruined castle. I was there too early, hiking from Stonehaven, to go in, but the morning light on the castle was gorgeous.

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Kansas CIty, MO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I will start with a warning, the journey to actually get to this castle is strenuous. You walk along a grass pad for awhile and then it is STAIRS--lots of stairs! Once you traverse the stairs, you enter the castle complex high above the sea cliffs. The views are tremendous. The castle complex is mostly ruins, but has lots of... More 

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Grenoble, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A very nice castle, the surroundings are awesome ! Don't hesitate to go the beach, after thousands of stairs !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Awesome castle with awesome views. Very local to myself and have been a few times. Jaw dropping views from above if you have a drone as well.

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Address: The Lodge, Dunottar, Stonehaven AB39 2TL, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-156-976-2173
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven

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