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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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stunning castle

this castle is looks amazing . It is built on a huge rock on the shore . Fascinating to walk up through the tunnel in the rock into the top and see all these ruined buildings and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

this castle is looks amazing . It is built on a huge rock on the shore . Fascinating to walk up through the tunnel in the rock into the top and see all these ruined buildings and outhouses . A must see for photographers for the stunning location and history buffs and castle baggers

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

such a beautiful place to wonder around... incredible scenery, definitely worth a visit, a really magical place..

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Derby, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We went here on a whim and were blown away by the stunning location and well told story of the history of the Earls of Marishal who lived here. The cliff top location means it is not for pushchairs, mobility impaired or unfit visitors as there are 100 plus steps. The sea birds are great we watched puffins and guillemots... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The castle and its surrounds are so atmospheric, so full of history, with amazing setting, that when a Scottish piper was playing on top of the hill near the entry into the Castle, the bunch of us Aberdeen expats felt choked up, and lucky to be in this wonderful country. Please don't be scrougey, spend the pennies to get inside,... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

wow is all that really needs to be said about this place. Definitely worth the trip to see. Absolutely stunning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Great walk to castle from Stonehaven luckily to see Dolphins as we walked along cliff tops, flora and fauna where great .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

A beautiful ruin, at a stunning location! You can really imagine how life was here, and there is some good informations around the site. The hole family enjoyed the tour.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

One of the most impressive places that I have ever been. The natural scenario surrounding the castle is breathtaking. There is not much left of the castle... but it worths a visit.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

one of my favourite places on earth. great history, great site, magic, a lot of stairs until you reach it, but well worth to do it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

One of the best castle I ever visited. Fantastic view & best place for photographer. The sea & the rock ..love it. Highly recommended to all

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