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“Must see for castle lovers!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Craigmillar Castle

Craigmillar Castle
Craigmillar Castle Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SY, Scotland
0131 661 4445
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Ranked #25 of 207 Attractions in Edinburgh
Type: Castles
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Dolphinton, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
“Must see for castle lovers!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Visited this castle with a friend and we both love castles. There are loads of information boards about the castle and there is lots to explore. We sat in one of the wee rooms and had a picnic.
Great day out and close to home. :-)

Visited May 2012
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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“Castle poeple”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Went to see this castle as member of historic scotland we have seen quite a few scotland has plenty steeped in history good and bad nice wee trip if castles are your thing.

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Athens, Greece
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“The perfect place to play hide and seek (or have a picnic)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

It was so great to explore this huge and well-preserved castle, even more so because we were completely alone! No other visitors!
PS While chosing what shoes to wear, keep in mind that there is A LOT of mud.

Visited March 2013
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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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“An Edinburgh surprise.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Bus 8 or 33 from central Edinburgh to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (35 mins) then follow footpath (not signposted) with steps going northwards, cut through when able then short walk up (not busy) Craigmillar Castle Road. Rather exposed so need a dry day (not a snowy one like me). Lots of staircases to explore up and down. No cafe but a drinks machine in the shop. Was given a number for the keypad to access the loo. Check opening times if visiting between November and March.

Visited March 2013
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Bremen, Germany
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“Wedding at craigmillar castle ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

We had our wedding today at the Castle and it was an awesome place. It had a stunning atmosphere with a very nice Hall. For the photo shooting we had an excellent scenery. Everything was arranged including the candles and the red carpet. Beautifully place. It is just outside edinburgh and easy to reach by taxi or by bus.

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