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Address: Fort William PH33 6SN, Scotland

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One of the ruined castles in Scotland

So sad to see the castle been destroyed because of battle in the past time! Full of historical and spectacular designed in the past time. It proves that one of the talent and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The short drive up here was worth it. There's free access to the castle and there's information available all around the ruins. Very nice visit.

Thank Rowena K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited many times as we live in Glencoe. I have to say it is very picturesque, both around the actual Castle and along the walks. Nice places to sit and watch the World go by or have a picnic on a warm sunny day. If you are on the small walkway bridge at the right time you will... More 

Thank Elaine L
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So sad to see the castle been destroyed because of battle in the past time! Full of historical and spectacular designed in the past time. It proves that one of the talent and strong race - Scottish protected their homes their country their nations for hundred and thousand years... The wars between other countries and Scotland in the past time... More 

Thank ABVisor
Harrisburg Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old Inverlochy castle was super impressive- the walls are SO thick and the remains of the moat, hundreds of years after construction, are remarkable. The setting on the river Lochy was impressive. Wayside panels were very educational and there was some construction going on, looked to be of the stabilizing kind. Many people were out with dogs and walking trails... More 

Thank Mary Anne P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

This is a great castle for the history of the Highlands and the results of two major battles. The beautiful River Lochy is on one side, and the castle has four towers, although in rustic condition. The midges are often swarming here, so be ready with an effective strategy!

Thank Robert C
Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Can not say that it is a must see in Scotland, but at least if you are in Fort William and have time, it is one of the nice places here to visit. Entrance is free, You can reach it by car ant park it just in front of the ruins without any rows or crowds of people.

Thank Rimgaudas B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

This castle is obviously a ruin but is only a few minutes drive from Fort William, is sign posted and easy to find. The moat has gone but displays about the castle show how it was when built in the 13th century. It has played a very important part in Scottish and English history and has seen several wars. I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

It's an old ruined castle. It's worth the walk if you are in the area. If you time your visit, you'll get to see the Jacobite steam train pass nearby.

Thank WanderingNephite
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Almost in ruins but awesome! You can take some wonderful pictures and it's easy to park. Would be nicer on a hot summer day with a picnic!

Thank MaryCan21
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Before visiting Fort William recently, we stopped here, and we found it just fascinating. Our tour guide shared a lot of history of the castle with us, so we were very fortunate for that background. The remains are in pretty great shape, and it's clear that some restoration has taken place recently. When visiting places like this, I just can't... More 

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