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Beautiful castle

A truly stunning castle with an amazing view. We are working our way around all the castles that... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
ArishaIsabella
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Dalgety Bay, United Kingdom
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Romantic Ruin With Fantastic View Over The Firth Of Forth!

Strange to find this castle not far along from very modern flats & apartments - but happy to find... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

Access path is tree lined and waves can be heard. Car park is in Ravenscraig Park where there are great playground facilities for families. The castle gate has beautiful, timeless views to the left. The promontory ruins of the castle are evocative and the views...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

A truly stunning castle with an amazing view. We are working our way around all the castles that historic Scotland have to offer and this has now been ticked of the list. It is a true marvel to behold and wonder how it was built....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

My boyfriend and I drove a fair distance to see Ravenscraig Castle and were disappointed by how little we could see. We couldn't enter the fortress. The close proximity of modern buildings reduced the romance that usually comes with castle ruins in Scotland, too. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place even yesterday when it was raining. We all ventured including 3 dogs and 2 boys to the castle - a special place to me, it is where we let my dad free and rest in peace ❤️ We then went off...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

I was SO disappointed to drive all the way here to find you can't go inside. The painted ceilings are repeatedly mentioned on any online write-up on this castle, but you won't be able to see them - interior is completely gated off. This was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Strange to find this castle not far along from very modern flats & apartments - but happy to find that the ancient can co-exist along with the contemporary, and hey, these old fortifications were built to last centuries. Sadly there was no access to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Visited here due to the connection to the Sinclair clan which is part of my family history. The castle remains are quite small but you get an amazing view of the sea. We stayed a short while, we weren't able to explore the castle in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Worth a short visit. There isn’t a ticket booth so you can walk in and around the castle. Nice for a quick visit to look around but not much else to do.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Ravenscraig Castle, today set in a park bearing its name, has a really interesting history. Much o Scottish history is dominated by the conflicts between the monarchs and the barons. Ravenscraig, built by the widow of James II is no exception.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We diverted here after spending time with our grandchildren playing in the adjacent park. The ruins are very impressive given their old age; the two notice boards are informative as to the castle’s history; and the vantage point offers some great views. All in all,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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