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Address: Doune Castle Castle Road, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1786 841742
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Built for the Regent Albany, Doune Castle is a magnificent late 14th...

Built for the Regent Albany, Doune Castle is a magnificent late 14th century courtyard castle. Its most striking feature is the 100ft high gatehouse which includes the splendid Lord's Hall with its musicians' gallery, double fireplace and carved oak screen.Discover the new nature trail in the castle grounds or take an audio tour of the castle narrated by Monty Python's Terry Jones. Hear the exciting history of the medieval castle and residents, as well stories of the making of Monty Python and the Holy Grail which was filmed at the castle. Visitors can hear clips from the film and find out about the alternative history of Spamalot, elderberries, African swallows and wooden badgers.

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Well preserved 14th century castle

Fans of Outlander, Monty Python and Game of Thrones brace yourself for a cool tour with audio of this 14th century castle. You can enter rooms and transport yourself back in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Canton, Massachusetts
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Canton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fans of Outlander, Monty Python and Game of Thrones brace yourself for a cool tour with audio of this 14th century castle. You can enter rooms and transport yourself back in history within the walls of this castle. Would love to revisit this place someday and spend even more time exploring the grounds and rooms.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were traveling around Scotland doing some golfing and visiting historic sites along with Outlander filming locations for my wife. She was so excited to see Castle "Leoch". The have an audio tour with special bonus features for Outlander fans. This has been and continues to be used in films and TV shows (Monty Python, Outlander & Game of Thrones... More 

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Buchlyvie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the type of place that you could visit again and again it's also where they filmed Outlander TV Series and Monty Python

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

OK....I made all the Monty Python jokes I could think of walking around. And yes the audio guide was hilarious. But a month later, what I remember is authenticity of this castle. Sterling and Edinburgh are spectacularly well refurbished but I loved the simplicity of Doune.

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

fabulous commentary provided by the headphones supplied with the entrance ticket, which was reasonably priced too. Well maintained with spectacular views and remarkably well preserved

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having already visited Stirling Castle last week, I could probably be forgiven for thinking that Doune Castle would be slightly less impressive in comparison. However actually our visit to the castle was far more enjoyable due it's authenticity. I can imagine that a large portion of visitors to the Castle may be due to it's use in Films and TV... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a day out recently and were not disappointed. The setting is within stunning grounds overlooking the river nearby. If you are a fan of Monty Python's, you will of course recognise this castle from several scenes within the film and the very informative audio guide will reference this. Likewise, if you watch Game of Thrones or... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great little castle and the audio guide is a must. The Monty Python bits are brilliant and really add to the experience

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle itself isn't that spectacular... but if you're a Monty Python fan, walking around these old walls and interior is an absolute joy along with the audio tour. It doesn't take too long to get around, so don't expect needing an extended stay. It is a wonderful photo op on a sunny day with sparse clouds as your can... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Doune Castle is part of the Stirling Visit itinerary. It is a smallish Caste with historical background. Not a must visit but if you have nothing else then one may visit it from historical point of view.

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