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Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

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Wick KW1 4QT, Scotland
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The highlight of our day!

Wow. What a find. You drive about 3 miles down an incredibly narrow road to find a car park and no... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Elizabeth B
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Spectacular ruins

Spectacular ruins in a fine setting. Information panels are well thought out and tell some of the... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Wick, United Kingdom
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“short walk” (9 reviews)
Wick KW1 4QT, Scotland
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Wow. What a find. You drive about 3 miles down an incredibly narrow road to find a car park and no signs of the castle. The entrance to the path is by a cattle gate. You walk about a quarter of a mile along a...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Spectacular ruins in a fine setting. Information panels are well thought out and tell some of the history of the area.

Thank DB812014
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

It's a little hike to the castle from the car park but it. The castles location is amazing. Do to it's condition most of the castle in off limits. Well worth the visit if you are in the area.

Thank hhurricane58
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This ruin is under reconstruction but you can still see some of its history, looking down at the man made harbour you can see how the castle was constructed into the cliffs by using actual rocks and slabs from the beach and cliff by the...More

Thank patches20
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Loved it here....wild, rugged and deserted!! It's a wee walk from the car park but easy access, it's a very peaceful place and quite spectacular!!

Reviewed 26 May 2017

A wonderful ruin with its own natural harbour. Just take care where they tell you to do so. Some steep drops!

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Not signposted from wick, but easy from a map or gps. Small car park by lightjhouse and then ten minutes walk oon good tract. Fantastic cliff location of castle ruins likely to fall into sea one day. Take a jacket. Windy spot

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The area was very peaceful and we were the only ones there. The castle itself was probably more impressive some hundred years ago, but it's only ruins now. What's really cool about the castle is the placement. It's located right on a cliff. If you're...More

Thank stefanandriano
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The Times had printed an aerial picture if this castle and presented it as if it was a 'must visit' venue. Couldn't see signs from the main road, not sure if the hotel ? Home ? Next to it was private. From the road it...More

Thank Mister J
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Stunning views from this lovely historic castle, great pebbled beach 'goe' interesting notice boards telling the castles history. You can venture in most parts of the ruins over the drawbridge. If you're lucky you might catch sight of seals. Well worth the walk from the...More

Thank Sue I
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16 March 2017|
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Response from LBuchan | Reviewed this property |
You walk along a path at the edge of a field. There were no restrictions when we visited. The path was a little muddy due to rain but otherwise perfect walkable with sensible footwear. There are boards situated near the... More