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Bothwell Castle

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CastleHopperMunchkin wrote a review Sep 2019
Grimsby, United Kingdom70 contributions18 helpful votes
Free to roam in the fields and grounds around but to be honest what you see walking round the outside is almost what you see inside. However, the small fee they charge to go inside is worth a look and it helps to go towards conservation, which is in dire need of here. Think this
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from ByHistoricScotland, Marketing Team at Bothwell Castle
Responded Oct 17, 2019
Thank you for visiting and taking the time to leave us a review. There are areas of the castle currently closed to allow for conservation works to take place, and the admission prices have been reduced to reflect this while it continues. We hope you enjoyed the history of the castle, and thank you for visiting as your entry fee does go towards the conservation of the castle as you have mentioned.
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BettyChilds wrote a review Aug 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom246 contributions62 helpful votes
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If you like history then your mind will run wild walking through these ruins. On arriving I was blown away with how big and powerful the castle still looked! It just commands attention to this day. Unfortunately on the day I was there there was work being carried out so there
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Date of experience: August 2019
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ConnorRobinson wrote a review Jul 2019
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom87 contributions5 helpful votes
Heading north Bothwell Castle was on my list of places to visit as I traced Edward I's journey into Scotland. It was an enjoyable visit, it was a bit limited however due to the construction/repair works (there is a discounted entry while the major works are going on). The staff
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Date of experience: June 2019
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SMBSLT wrote a review Jul 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom544 contributions45 helpful votes
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First time visiting the castle/ruins. It was only a few pounds - I took a piccy of the price list. There are two bits we were able to get in to, one you go through a door and can get a wee mooch inside. The other part you climb up the stairs and can look out across the rest
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Glasgow girl wrote a review Jul 2019
Glasgow18 contributions6 helpful votes
Beautiful ruins however very let down by — no picnic tables — broken fence around castle grounds — overflowing and not enough bins— protocabin at main entrance and works building area to left of building — scaffolding all around back of castle—- opening times on website not
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from ByHistoricScotland, Marketing Team at Bothwell Castle
Responded Oct 17, 2019
Thank you for visiting and taking the time to leave us a review. There are areas of the castle currently closed to allow for conservation works to take place, and the admission prices have been reduced to reflect this while it continues. We apologise that there is some disruption to the visitor experience during this time, but pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We have ensured that the opening times are correct on our website. Thanks again.
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