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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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Lovely castle

I must admit as a more modern castle I wasn't expecting to be so impressed, but this was a lovely castle with well kept gardens. A really interesting walk around with super... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Claire W
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Oxfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I must admit as a more modern castle I wasn't expecting to be so impressed, but this was a lovely castle with well kept gardens. A really interesting walk around with super friendly and helpful staff, a must see if you are in the vicinity

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a very impressive Castle with great History and it located in a very beautiful spot. It fascinates you from the first glance. It is beautiful, well maintained and It has a large collection of impressive furniture and objects. I really enjoyed the walk through the Garden of Castle. There is a restaurant and a mini-shop inside it.. ✿

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy & close parking. Brought a friend from America, her favourite castle. The gentleman at the front door is a wealth of knowledge. Maybe go up to the folly which you can see in the distance up on a far off hill. Great armoury & portraits by Henry Raeburn. There is an excellent gift shop where they will help you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I thought that you might appreciate some feedback upon your telephone response this morning. As a family, we are visiting the area today. My father in law uses a wheelchair and I wanted to find out whether he would be OK in accessing the house or gardens. I found your website but it not have any obvious information available so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the castle on our first tour of Scotland in 2011. I remember the gorgeous flowers hanging over the entrance. I liked the tour through the castle, and the feel of being in such an old building that is still standing strong. After our tour, we had some nice food in the café. Worth a visit, also with children.

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Farmborough, Bath,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love visiting castles and this must be one of the best we've seen. It really is very beautiful, with lots of historical information. We spent ages there!

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The castle feels like a mix of castle and baronial mansion - beautifully kept rooms mixed with armour filled halls. There's a lot to see although it's not the most sprawling site but if stately homes and detail is your thing then well worth a visit. The details in each room are fascinating and if you're lucky enough to visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here for some cake, snacks and tea and were well impressed by the warm welcome, the enthusiastic staff and the beautiful setting. Loved the fact that the £2 parking was reimbursed by the castle when you spent in their cafe. Nice little touches like that made you feel like they were happy to have you visit.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a little costly, but I think worth it. The castle is lovely and the tea room is really nice with delicious food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful castle in Scotland. Although it is more of a stately mansion than a castle, it is a must see nonetheless. You will need about 1.5-2 hours to see the castle and garden. Do miss having lunch and tea in the castle cafe, it is also a treat. The is a fee to see... More 

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