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Huntingtower Castle

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A tale of two families - Huntingtower Castle was a lordly residence for 300 years, from the 15th to the 18th century. It is associated with two noble families: the Ruthvens (later earls of Gowrie) and, following their downfall in 1600, the Murrays...more
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Huntingtowerfield | Just West of Perth off the A85 to Crieff, Perth PH1 3JL, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting - it was a rainy day so very slippy underfoot - the weekend I visited it was free so made the best of it - lots to see although no human tour guide - plenty plaques and leaflet - I am a history buff...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JS L
Reviewed November 9, 2018

This castle is on the bus route i take so admire each time i go into Perth. On summer days i go out on my bike and often pass and admire this lovely castle. In this area there is a lot of historic sights to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan D
Reviewed November 6, 2018

... not on our first visit though! This is a wonderful building, so many nooks, crannies, viewpoints. If you catch it on a sunny day, the sunlight beaming into the chambers is so atmospheric. If you have a head for heights, take the winding staircase...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dWill999
Reviewed October 17, 2018

What can I say about this place! Parking was extremely limited but that just added to the allure for me! This place was totally amazing and enriched in history! Another castle where Mary Queen of Scots stayed and they recently found art on a ceiling...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hamza J
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Since its right off the main highway A9 it made for the perfect stop on our way through Perth and deeper into the highlands. Its an authentic old castle with lots of history and and amazing story attached to it. It was fun to explore...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DonC3735
Reviewed September 28, 2018

The Huntingtower was really interesting to explore. Lots of history happened there, not always cheerful but pationating nonethess.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lestandn
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Consisting now of two towers joined together, Huntingtower castle is packed with some interesting history. Staff were excellent, and the castle itself is well presented. The only downside is a very small and tricky parking area, that would be a challenge in driving anything bigger...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Alison the castles attendant was a great source of information and was very engaging. The castle was a superb visit with detailed information at each pivotal stop . An amazing snapshot of history and the stories of love, conspiracy and death.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Romanyred
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Interesting castle, certaining worth a visit. Two towers built then joined together. I loved the ceilings and decorations.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

I was there at this days that starts with sun, begins to shade, starts raining and again the sun. Typical of a nice day in Scotland. Better always take your raining coat , a little umbrella and a great peace of mind. The castle is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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redlichtie50
November 10, 2017|
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Response from Janet B | Reviewed this property |
Yes! It is on the public transport route and you can get off very close to it.
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KingL331
February 16, 2017|
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Hi I must apologize in advance I am the site admin for Huntingtower and I would have promptly answered your question but,I have been under treatment for an advanced cancer.I truly hope you enjoyed your trip to my ancestral... More
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richardthomas1974
November 6, 2016|
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Response from Jo P | Property representative |
Hi I must apologize in advance I am the site admin for Huntingtower and I would have promptly answered your question but,I have been under treatment for an advanced cancer.I truly hope you enjoyed your trip to my ancestral... More
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