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MacLellan's Castle

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Maclellan Castle Castle Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JD, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This castle had associated activities with a sheet of things to find. This helped us learn more about the castle’s history and the people who lived there. There was restoration work in progress when we visited but it didn’t detract from the experience. The woman...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

An interesting castle with two sets of stocks in the grounds where you can take a photo! Some building work going on but did not detract from the visit. It's closed at lunchtime, though!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

Small castle with restricted internal access , so not very time consuming . Not an attraction to deviate from your main route .

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Michael C
Reviewed May 20, 2019

We were touring the area with our English Heritage cars - MacLellans is one of of a large number of sites available for us to visit as guests. Situated right next to the river and the town centre its location is good. The warden was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank LightAleCavalier
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

The castle is situated in a beautiful area. It takes about 50 mins to walk around and it costs a small fee to get in but it is worth it. (Loved the little eavesdropping room). Worth a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Really beautiful ruin but under a wee bit scaffolding for maintenance. The first time we seen it was during summer festivities and it was decked out with characters at the windows. Information plaques outside too but unfortunately it's been closed every time we visited. Will...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

The town of Kirkcudbright is absolutely beautiful and the castle is a must see sight there. You get a great deal of information about the castle and it’s history. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This castle is quite imposing & can’t be missed when visiting the town, it appears to be undergoing renovation at the moment as the internals are full of scaffolding. We didn’t pay to go inside as felt we could see everything we needed to from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SharonJT67
Reviewed September 7, 2018

You cant miss this as you walk around the town, its currently having work done. We didnt pay to go in, saw all we wanted from the outside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank john e
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited MacLellans castle on the last day of our holiday and our castle tour!! Lovely little castle, lots of history and takes you into the history of the castle. It’s dog friendly too so we were able to take our dog in with us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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