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“walled garden”(6 reviews)
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Our 16th-century 'Z-plan' castle is a unique building with an exciting history: occupied by Cromwell's forces in the 1650s, captured by the Jacobites in 1715, and visited by Bonnie Prince Charlie for two nights during 1746 on his way to Culloden...more
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on the B846, Weem, Aberfeldy, Scotland
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All reviewstea roomsteeped in historywalled gardennooks and cranniesworth a visitspiral staircaseinteresting storiesentrance feetop flooron displayfamily historycakesstaff were very helpfulcouple of hourslovely ladybonnie prince charlieghost tour
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a Sunday afternoon visiting the castle or tower house as the gentleman in reception informed us. He was very knowledgeable and gave us so much history before we set foot into the castle. We really enjoyed exploring the rooms - I think the...More

Thank CMHowie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to find and good parking. Fascinating building and history. Good film at beginning. Good explanation of rooms and artefacts. Beautiful area.

Thank Steve471
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

looks nice but close inspection reveals cheap restoration poorly done with modern diy materials ... still a very important historic place

2  Thank KeithA1634
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great castle to visit with young children. Lots of little rooms to explore. In lovely surrounds. The garden will be great when finished too. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This castle was rescued by the Clan from bankruptcy and in the course of a few years has been restored to its' former glory. It has intentionally been restored to be authentic and not overdone, and thereby displays details of construction that many centuries of...More

2  Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We visited during the Highland Games so bascially had the castle to ourselves! Great space to imagine living in another era (actually a few different eras, as the castle has stood for so long!) Not overly dressed up, it is almost spartan in spots, but...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A visit to this splendid 16th century Scottish castle tells the story of the owners, the Menzie family and how they lived in the castle and in the area over 23 generations. After the last heir in direct line died in 1910 the maintenance and...More

Thank Lene R
Reviewed 10 August 2018

small and not much to see would have expected it to have had more in some rooms to get the feel of what they would have been like

Thank JonnyHendo
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after the Highland Safari nearby. The castle has been restored and is very atmospheric, with informative displays (including interesting information about the clan) but not overdone. Lots of the building is still being restored it seems. There is a nice tea shop...More

1  Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

beautiful castle, great day out, a must to visit,road can do with an upgrade,but worth the visit,stunning

Thank robert r
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Stella578
7 May 2015|
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Response from Castle M | Property representative |
No, we don't have any plans for that and we wouldn't have the room or resources for it. Castle Menzies
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Stella578
7 May 2015|
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Response from Castle M | Property representative |
No, we don't have any plans for that and we wouldn't have the room or resources for it. Castle Menzies
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