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Atmospheric romantic castle in ruins on water’s edge

We took about 1 1/2 hours to drive from Glencoe to Castle Tioram, on a rainy and windy day... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Scotland off the Beaten Track

On paper a ruined 13th century castle which can only be accessed at low tide may not sound very... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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| Eilean Tioram, Loch Moidart, Doirlinn, Scotland
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We took about 1 1/2 hours to drive from Glencoe to Castle Tioram, on a rainy and windy day. Fortunately the ride was pleasant, passing through some beautiful countryside (with minimal traffic) As weather was poor, we did not stay long outside the castle; but...More

1  Thank sodesa
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

On paper a ruined 13th century castle which can only be accessed at low tide may not sound very interesting particularly as it is too dangerous to access. However, this castle’s position is off the beaten track and in a stunning position at the lower...More

Thank JN1230
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Enjoyable visit but judging by the photographs added to TripAdvisor, sometime between June 2018 & September, it seems that a gate has been added to the castle entrance preventing visitors going inside because of a risk of masonry falling.

Thank The_Mystery_Guest
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The castle is at the beach. You can walk across at low tide and get up close and personal with Castle Tioram and enjoy the views across the rives and the sea. Access is via a single track road but there is a car park....More

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We decided to visit Castle Tioram as it's the ancient fortress of the MacDonalds from Clan Ranald which my husband is descended from. It was built in the mid 13th century and extended in the 14th century. We really didn't know what to expect but...More

1  Thank Robin M
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Located at dorlinn a long a winding single track road. Free parking at the end. At low tide you can get close and enjoy the spectacular views of the loch. You can do a lovely walk along the coast it is a private road so...More

1  Thank Cora B
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Tioram Castle A lovely old castle, and a very long lovely drive to get there If you want to get onto the island where the castle sits, check the tide times as it is inaccessible when the tide is in. (unless you get your feet...More

Thank helenmoore2015
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Castle Tioram is a magical place. I have fond memories from when I was a child 40 odd years ago. Took my 11, 14, and 15 year old there at the end of May on there first trip to the Highlands. They all said on...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

As you near the end of the road the castle will be in front of you, such a lovely sight. Parking is to the right hand side. You can walk out to the castle at low tide, so be aware when the tide turns it...More

Thank craigbelper
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Interesting single track road to the end of an inlet where the castle sits on a promontory across the water. It's reached by a sandy spit but not sure if this ever gets covered in water - it was clear when we went. There are...More

1  Thank Julie P
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