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Eilean Donan Castle

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Address: Off A97, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX, Scotland
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+44 1599 555202
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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This picturesque castle, built in 1220, holds the title of the most...

This picturesque castle, built in 1220, holds the title of the most photographed castle in Scotland.

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We enjoyed our visit very much. Good value, plenty of history and I loved ringing the bell to be let in. Friendly informative staff. Beautiful rooms and kitchens set out as it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our visit very much. Good value, plenty of history and I loved ringing the bell to be let in. Friendly informative staff. Beautiful rooms and kitchens set out as it would have been in the day. This castle has been used in film sets.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely place in terms of the views, but save you're 7.50pp as there is nothing to see in there really...

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scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited with timberbush tours and although the weather was not that great it still looked fantastic. Our highlight was seeing the otter behind the castle. It's not that great for people with mobility issues as some of the steps are precarious but you don't have to go inside. We saw the otter from the rear of the castle well... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the City Link bus from Fort William to Dornie which took about ONE and half hours and dropped us off right near the Castle... We visited the gift shop, and waved at the webcam!...then walked over the bridge to the castle...a long held dream of mine as a HIGHLANDER fan! Most of the steps could be difficult for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely place, must see in the area, not very expensive tickets, very friendly staff. Very photogenic castle, especially in good, sunny weather. A lovely gentleman showed us a spy room by the main room of the castle which was really nice of him and told us a few really interesting stories. Thank you so much!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our wedding on the 11th of Feb at the castle and couldn't have had a more wonderful time. The castle and its rooms are stunning and our guests were blown away by the surrounding views. However it was the staff that really made it for us, in particular Rona who was so lovely and so helpful and enthusiastic.... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the castle as part of our tour of the Highlands - the picturesque setting alone was worth the visit! Compared to so many attractions, I felt that they had very well organized the location, visitor flow, and on-site staff so that we were able to see the entire location with ease. Well worth the visit!

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I simply love this place and enjoy the walking around the castle, breath the atmosphere and history. This place has it all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have always wanted to visit but never got around to it. Born in Scotland, but left 30 years ago. Last summer I visited with my daughter and this was one of the places we decided was a must. We weren't disappointed. What a great castle and what a great view. Loved every minute. The only downfall was of course the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I may be a tad biased, but as I drove around the bend, I saw thus magnificent Castle, It was breath taking. This is my heritage. I was so lucky to be able to walk the corridors and surrounds of this unique castle. Staff are more than welcoming. A delightful day

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