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Inveraray Castle

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Address: Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1499 302203
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This stately castle was once home to the Dukes of Argyle.

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I always figured that I'd visit Scotland one day, but as I love to travel, my list is long and it wasn't at the top of my list, that is until Downton Abbey came along. And, how... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I always figured that I'd visit Scotland one day, but as I love to travel, my list is long and it wasn't at the top of my list, that is until Downton Abbey came along. And, how glad am I that it did. While I had thought that my first stop would be Skye one day, DA pushed Inverary to... More 

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Upland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location with a tour of the home of the Argyle Clan chief. Great displays and history and wonderful gardens to relax in.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Inverary on numerous occasions, but never taken the time to visit. Having done so on this occasion, we regretted not having been there before. Previously, the castle had been closed, I think, their opening hours over the year are more comprehensive now, but worth checking beforehand anyway. Parking not a problem. Inside the Castle is amazing, they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For though of you who love Downton Abbey, here is your chance to see one place where they filmed! It is the home of the Campbells who came here in 1220 and is still occupied by the Duke of Argyll, Chief of the Clan Campbell! The castle has impeccable furnishings through generations of ancestors. The castle and gardens extend to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful castle in a beautiful location. the history about the place is breathtaking and of great interest. Our daughter loved looking for the hidden cats to get her treat from the gift shop, although one took some finding amongst all the children!!! The staff were really friendly and polite and it was nice to see the Duke just walking... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very near to parking/hotel in Inveraray and only took us 5 minutes to walk there. looks stunning in autumn colour. gardens small with a little woodland walk but very pretty. reasonable entry fee, toilets clean and cafe very reasonable but very busy. inside castle is very interesting with reading sheets in each room and guides available to explain and answer... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were staying the week at Oban and spent each day exploring different places. Inveraray Castle was recommended to us, and I will highly recommend it to anyone who comes to the area. Still a home to the family, this castle has loads of history, loads of charm and a huge and varied range of things to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight of our week's tour to Scotland. Home of Clan Campbell. The term castle may be a bit of a misnomer as I believe this particular residence was built approx 1740's so it really represents an impressive Continental manor home vs what one would normally consider a castle. But that's quibbling, really. Large and fully appointed state rooms and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I was ahead of schedule to stay at Loch Lomond, and this was a short divert from Tarbet. Easy to see why it was a filming location for Downton Abbey

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best castles I have ever visited. It is in the most stunning location and the drive over to it is through unbelievable scenery. The entrance is welcoming and the Devore is fantastic. This castle has been very well kept by the owners. There is lots of history to learn and the gardens are a must... More 

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