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What a lovely suprise

We stopped first at the MacLachlan Church, then followed the path to the fortress. Had a great deal... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
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Lovely walk along the boardwalk to castle ruin, with fantastic views of Loch Fyne and surrounding... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Dawn C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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A peaceful walk on the shores of Loch Fyne brings you to Old Castle Lachlan, once the medieval stronghold of the Maclachlan Clan. Clear paths and trails lead you to nearby Kilmorie Chapel,the resting place of the clan chiefs. Bird watching and beach...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Castle Lachlan 886 Off the A, Cairndow PA27 8BU, Scotland
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped first at the MacLachlan Church, then followed the path to the fortress. Had a great deal of wild blackberries along the way. Then tea at Inver restaurant... Such a serene spot and regardless of the weather worth the pilgrimage- make a day of...More

1  Thank Pannipannini
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Lovely walk along the boardwalk to castle ruin, with fantastic views of Loch Fyne and surrounding area. You can still get an idea of the castle layout and the clans from the remains and the detailed information boards.

3  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A fairly large ruined castle in a brilliant location surrounded by the sea on three sides. In recent years a clear car parking area has been made, with a very good and well-maintained path leading directly to the castle. The views as you approach are...More

1  Thank fiona07
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Beautiful setting, A couple found my lost Drone on the beach here on the 10/08/2017 Called into Inver restaurant for lunch, but forgot to leave their contact details so I could reward them.

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This castle is in ruins, but still a great place to visit. We enjoyed the lovely walk up to the castle and there are lots of plaques with interesting information about the castles history. I really enjoyed stopping at this lovely old castle

Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

It was last thing on a Sunday and we just about made it! The lady in the gift shop was so welcoming and knowledgeable, thank you! The castle itself as a ruin is beautiful, the rooms to look around although bare, were very thought provoking!...More

Thank Louclma
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

You can spend a nice day in Arran if you drive or take the public transport and keep stoping in the different places as this castle! 🏰 You can see it from the main road 👌🏻

Thank Angielondonct
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We found we were only staying 10 minutes walk from this amazing castle. Lots of funds have been used to make this attraction more accessible and it is well worth the visit with fabulous views along Loch Fyne. This ruined castle is steeped with history...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Despite being a bit damp our visit was very interesting and the fact that there were no other visitors made it a very peaceful place - I sat by the lakeside at the picnic table with just the sound of the waves lapping on the...More

Thank Chimaera60
Reviewed 23 October 2016

A little off the beaten track but if you are on the trip round Loch Fyne it is worth visiting this historic Castle ruin za strategically placed za( in its hey day) There has been a lot of work carried out to make access easier,with...More

Thank rubyme
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