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“Picturesque Setting” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Dunure Castle

Dunure Castle
Castle Road, Dunure, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Dunure
Type: Landmarks
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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Picturesque Setting”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The view is quite nice, with Arran in the background. The plaques are informative, but the ruins themselves don't seem to be well maintained. Worth the stop, though.

Visited June 2013
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Cdn in Scotland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“A neglected ruin”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

A few plaques give indications of a significant old castle. So much potential if it was done up like Portencross. Safety barrier fences and assorted rubbish mar the scenic beauty, not to mention a skateboard ramp on the lawn in front.

Visited March 2014
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Beautiful views even on a blustery winter day. The information given at the site was very useful in deciphering what the original building would've looked like.

Visited February 2014
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
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“Local castle”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

It was nice to have this castle next to the Dunure Inn where we were staying. Very interesting information

Visited February 2014
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Bridgewater, CT
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“An easy to reach ruin!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Amongst the four of us Scotland has many stone buildings with no roof and history dating back over 800 years. But we like the ruins of this castle tower house by the sea. To answer your question, the"beehive " to the north is a dovecote. It held pidgeons that supplied the castle with eggs and birds!

Visited October 2013
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