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Lochranza Castle

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Lochranza, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Great castle with stunning views of the loch and surrounding countryside. Free to visit, highly recommended to everyone.

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Driving into Lochranza from Brodick gives stunning views over the village. The remains of the castle sit in the centre of the bay. The setting is reminiscent of 'Highlander/Braveheart' scenery. Beautiful. The castle itself is tiny and has an information board about its history and...More

Thank Ashlea P
Reviewed 6 days ago

A well maintained historic monument. It was lovely to be able to freely walk inside this small castle. It made me stop and think of the horror in those days for prisoners. You can walk in the tiny dark area that housed the prisoners and...More

Thank keyholeK999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lochranza Castle is lovely to see - very romantic - but there's not much to it. It took me about five minutes to speed walk around it, but it's worth visiting because of the surrounding village and scenery. Lochranza the village is very lovely and...More

1  Thank Leonie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lochranza a great little place to catch up on chill out time. There is parking along side the castle where you can osberve the world going by and watch the sea traffic. If time permits take the ferry over to Kintyre and explore

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot to view the quaint town of Lochranza - and have a lunch. Free car park right next to the castle...with a clear view of the castle toilet overhanging the entrance. One way to thwart the enemy! (Door was moved...from original spot...) Kids loved...More

Thank Pannipannini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The castle at Lochranza is a great stop when exploring Arran. It is free to access and has some great information about the history of the building. It won't take long to see it all however as a free attraction it was very good.

Thank LWFB1984
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a pity this castle is going to ruin....inside you can see where prisoners were kept in a dark hole, there are plaques on the walls you can read some are a bit high up. It doesn't take long to see it so worth a...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed looking around the ruins and reading the signs about the castle. Lovely views as well.

Thank Kirsty_1990x
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Simply stunning! Beautiful location; mountains, sea, boats, castle ... all gorgeous! Don't think I've ever been anywhere so idyllic, this really is Scotland at its best! If you don't visit Lochranza whilst on Arran, then you're crazy!

Thank ScottieKirk
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