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Inveraray Castle

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Address: Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 ( 0 ) 1499 302203
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This stately castle was once home to the Dukes of Argyle.

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Beautiful!

Really well maintained and many historic artefacts, grounds and gardens also excellent on a sunny day!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really well maintained and many historic artefacts, grounds and gardens also excellent on a sunny day!

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Thank Jock A
steeleville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Castle set among beautiful gardens. The drive to the castle was lovely. We had a tasty lunch at the castle's tea room. All the employees were very nice and friendly. The tour of the castle was also very nice. Ample parking was available.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Castle is currently closed but you can still access the grounds. The main walk up to Dun Na Claiche is really scenic (and muddy), we went up in the snow which added to the beauty! This walk leads up to the tower you can see on the hill from the town itself. Recommended! Possible to complete return trip in 2... More 

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Amherstburg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The residence is closed during the winter, yes it is an active residence for the Duke of Argyle. From the outside gate it is still an sight to behold. The outside is semicircle, so looks the same essentially all the way around. Worth a stop if driving through during the winter months.

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Thank EthanW1316
Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Privately owned and occupied by the owner, this castle can be viewed at certain times of the day. Interesting collections, very neatly kept with some striking art work. Stunning gardens and grounds immaculately kept.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Spent an afternoon there. Great views. Really atmospheric. Children enjoyed it. Handy for whisky shop!

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Thank Andrew H
Glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A really interesting Castle with plenty to see. As well as period furniture there are art works to see too.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful castle. Great to see how life was back then. When we first got there a family was in front of us andwe overheard the staff telling the children that in each room there was a paper cat to find & if they found all of them they received a gift from the gift shop. Nice touch to keep the... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

What a wonderful place, well worth a visit, rounded off our week in Scotland brilliantly on a beautiful sunny day.

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Black Hawk, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Interesting old castle! This is the ancestral home of the Campbell Clan. It was built in the early 18th century. This is one of the more detailed tours of some of the old castles and manor houses that we had. The family still utilizes a portion of the castle, but you can tour quite a few of the rooms! Definitely... More 

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Inveraray C, Manager at Inveraray Castle, responded to this review

Dear Lynn We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our visit here to our beautiful Castle. We'd also like to thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. Kind regards Jane Young Castle Manager More 

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