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Historical gem

Built off the backs of tied slave servants and unwilling oppresees Muness Castle is a gem in an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia K
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Interesting castle - a part of Shetland history

A nice caste, currently under reconstruction, but available to visitors. Interesting place, nice... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Rudna, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Built off the backs of tied slave servants and unwilling oppresees Muness Castle is a gem in an uncompromising environment. Large enough to evoke a sense of the past occupation but small enough to cover everything that is important.

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely adore this place. We have been visiting for 21 years and every year it just feels better and better. Many years ago you had to pick up the key from the little house next door. Sadly this house has now returned to nature...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2018

A nice caste, currently under reconstruction, but available to visitors. Interesting place, nice view of the surroundings.

Thank budlenka
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Great to see some renovation work being done to the castle even thought it meant that access to some areas was limited. Very picturesque and fab location for photos. Would be great to have some more information about the people who lived there and what...More

Thank TheWettons
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I have a tween and just teen and it’s hard to enthuse them both about anything. The teen was not impressed with the castle being shrouded in scaffolding, but we persevered and it paid off! The door opened with the expected creak, setting the scene...More

Thank 5Miranda5
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Had the place to ourselves as is typical with most visitor 'attractions' in the Northern Isles. Kids loved using the torches provided to explore what remains of the castle. I particularly enjoyed visiting the wine cellar - if only it was stocked!

Thank AubreyK
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Some scaffolding currently but still good to see. Nice photo opportunities. Likely to have the place to yourself. Free, so definitely worth a look. One of the quirky puffin statues beside castle, which kids will like.

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Navigated herd of cows to bike there..but presently not with it..covered in scaffolding...did not go down hill to it....

Thank maharper025
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Sadly shrouded in scaffolding so parts externally and internally could not be viewed. Interesting historic building and the furthest north fortified building in the U.K. Just the shell of the Z plan building left with vaulted cellars and roofless shell above.

Thank Alastair W
Reviewed 27 April 2018

A simila castle to that at Scalloway. The remote location with few visitors makes this an atmospheric place to visit.

Thank Ullans
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