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Inveraray Castle

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“tea room”(95 reviews)
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This stately castle was once home to the Dukes of Argyle.
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Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE, Scotland
+44 1499 302203
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All reviews family home tea room current duke clan campbell gift shop open to the public dining room gardens are beautiful family history stately home on display woodland walk well worth a visit the kitchen scones scottish history sunny day
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Downton Abbey fan? This castle is a must see! Not a Downton Abbey fan? This castle is still a must see! It's absolutely gorgeous inside and out. We took our time looking through the castle and the grounds. The gardens are lovely! We also ate...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BL_adventure
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inveraray Castle's open rooms were warm and inviting for such a grand structure. It felt a bit more personal than other castles that were restored to a set period due, no doubt, to the family ownership. There were cards with information for each room that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning castle and grounds, in fact we thought the whole town to be exactly as we expected and it all fitted in so well with the surrounding landscape. The castle itself is, you have to remember, someone's family home so not all of it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

First off, the grounds are gorgeous, and the castle is stunning. However it's let down by not a lot of obvious information about the history or things in the castle. Maybe I've been spoiled by the likes of Edinburgh and Stirling, but there wasn't a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Well worth the drive to Inveraray to visit this well maintained castle. The items in the castle and the detailed documentation - very helpful in understanding the history. Unique, beautiful setting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Visited in late October so gardens past best but looking lovely with autumn colours. Castle rooms well laid out with a comprehensive selection of multilingual information sheets providing helpful background to exhibits. Wonderful display of weaponry in the Hall. Spectacular Dining Room display. Selection of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

We had wanted to visit Inveraray Castle and although it was raining we still visited as we could get into the castle, however the gardens were closed due to storm damage, so we just paid less to get in. We spent quite a few hours...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TheOldMacs
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Visited with my husband and two children 14 and 12 we all enjoyed it. Not huge by castle standards but we found the staff friendly and knowledgeable, the printed information sheets told us enough of what we needed to know, (printed in several languages). The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank familyD10
Reviewed November 1, 2018

The castle looks lovely and is set in beautiful grounds overlooking the loch. The display of weapons is good, the dining room was lovely and the tapestry room was one of my favourite. Each room has information sheets. The tea room was very busy but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Millywire
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed are visit to the castle. Lovely walk from Inverary and we had pre-booked tickets. Very interesting tour and friendly staff. Gardens and Woodland walk was enjoyable and we had a lovely day for it. Well stocked gift shop and we sampled the cakes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Karen M
January 17, 2018|
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Response from GreatIdahoAdventure | Reviewed this property |
I think so if they are interested in history. The grounds & castle are beautiful
September 22, 2017|
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Response from Caroline C | Reviewed this property |
My memory is that you paid as you entered the parking lot. Not sure if you could enter the grounds for a lower price or not. I will say the interior is amazing and worth the price!
Kim B
September 17, 2017|
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Response from loudini56 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the admission will not be part of your festival ticket