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Formerly known as the Castle of Glooms, this castle is beautifully sited upon a narrow bridge overlooked by the Ochil Hills. The 15th century fortress of Castle Campbell is dramatically situated above Dollar Glen. The oldest part is a well-preserved...more
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Castle Campbell Castle Road | Quarry Car Park on Castle Road, Dollar FK14 7PP, Scotland
Great castle, there are 2 car parks so we went to the top one which only had four cars parked but had been prepared to walk up if required.
Still a wee walk from the car park to the Castle.
Weather had turned earlier than...More
Great castle,there is 2 car parks but still a good hike from the top cat park to the Castle,we used the path through the wooded ravine a bit of a climb steps and muddy path but well worth the hike.
Also a nice place for...More
So I visit here quite a lot as it is a fabulous castle within an hour of my house, here are my tips for a visit.
* The roads directly to the castle are a bit awkward for sure and also the car park at...More
We parked at the 1st car park and walked through Dollar Glen to castle. Lots of stairs & very steep, so not suitable for all, but some spectacular gorges and scenery. The castle has lots of info boards around it & staff member was very...More
Walked up the road from the car park ( very steep ) but well worth the hike, beautiful building and wonderful views. The gardens were a picture. The walk back down through Dollar Glen was stunning and very cooling on a hot day
Absolutely loved this place, don’t know if the weather was so lovely or the place was so beautiful. The drive to this place was beautiful parked my car on Level 2 and then it was a walk upstairs towards Castle Campbell, been there couple of...More
I visited on a Castle photo quest and a glorious day helped. Parked at top car park and got shots from the hill path off it as well as approaching and inside. The Ticket desk guy was really helpful and cheery. Very dramatic castle in...More
We were there on a drizzly day, fitting for the mood of the castle. The walk was challenging, but lovely. The guides in the castle were very helpful and the history of the castle was fascinating.
The views from the top were amazing!
If you are leaving from Edinburgh Waverley at 11am, you can get the 11.03 train to Dunblane exiting the train in Stirling at 11.55am. The bus station is only a few minutes away and you can get the Nr 23 bus heading towards... More
If you are leaving from Edinburgh Waverley at 11am, you can get the 11.03 train to Dunblane exiting the train in Stirling at 11.55am. The bus station is only a few minutes away and you can get the Nr 23 bus heading towards St Andrews, leaving Stirling at 12.10pm. You can then get off at the Burnside and walk up the Burnside, through the glen to the castle [a very pretty walk which is just over 1 mile].
If you leave the castle at 4.30pm you can get the Number 324 to Bannockburn, exiting at Stirling. You can then walk back to Stirling Train station and get the 6.07pm train back to Edinburgh Waverley, arriving back in Waverley at 7.07pm