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Inverness Castle Viewpoint

Open today: 11:30 - 16:00
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Loved the Inverness Castle. The place was amazing and glad we went. The people in Scotland are so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kansas City, Missouri
Beautiful view

It was a lovely sunny day to go on to the view point. We were alone most of the time. The view over... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Castle Viewpoint is the newest visitor attraction in Inverness. It offers fabulous 360 degree views of the Highland Capital and many of the famous landmarks in the surrounding area. If the weather is inclement, or you are not able to climb the...more
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Hours Today: 11:30 - 16:00
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| North Tower, Inverness Castle, Castlehill, Inverness IV2 3EE, Scotland
+44 1463 237114
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All reviews worth the climb great view of the city degree view different levels missed opportunity inverness castle short video the river entrance fee views are amazing local history worth a visit loch ness tower seer admission plaques
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the Inverness Castle. The place was amazing and glad we went. The people in Scotland are so friendly, so it makes vacationing there even more wonderful! Highly recommend!

Thank jandckeech1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hiked The Great Glen Way. And the monument marking the end of the walk is on the grounds of this facility. This is not an ancient castle, I think under two hundred years old. But gorgeous none the less!! And still in use today!

Thank Winstoniscute
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went up to the castle which is easy to reach from the city centre. The views were nice but didn’t feel it is worth paying £5 to go to the viewing tower. The castle is used as a court house also. It is windy...More

Thank siand632
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a lovely sunny day to go on to the view point. We were alone most of the time. The view over the city was amazing!

Thank Katti G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice place for the youngsters to visit during the school holidays,they thoroughly enjoyed the history and the view.

Thank ham321ish
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The castle is modern but a focal point in Inverness and the views are marvellous. Try to go on a day when it is not too windy.

1  Thank Adrienne N
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We love castles and the viewpoint at Inverness Castle was marvellous we got lots of pictures for memories.

Thank oyenusifumnaya
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We wandered up to the Castle Viewpoint as we were checking out the town. The castle was closed, but the balcony is open and lovely to check out the surrounding view. Best place to get pictures of the town.

Thank DiverLuv2travel
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Without going up the Tower at the Inverness Castle, you can get a great free view of the surrounding area from the Castle hill viewpoint. Beautiful view looking down at the River Ness. Great place to gather and meet people as well.

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Walking for several days in the rain and wind getting to the end of the Great Glen away. A slog through Inverness streets and the last climb to the castle was the final straw. However, I loved it because it meant it was the end...More

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Response from TourGuideSam | Reviewed this property |
No, but I think wheelchair access in available for the film and shop.
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Response from acoachcool | Reviewed this property |
They take visitors all day long. There isn’t much of a wait, even during tourist season. The castle isn’t very large compared to other castles in the country. Should be able to do all that you would like to do in under an... More