We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Since Sunday was going to be warm and nice, we decided to go a bit west and visit this castle as it has a gorge attached. We got a pleasant welcome from the caretaker, the shop is nice and the toilets well maintained. This castle...More
My first visit in over 30 years despite living in the same area for most of my life. I have to say very pleasantly surprised with the castle and facilities on a sunny day which this is it's a great place to visit with space...More
Walked here from Crossford. Great views of the castle through the trees. The castle itself is amazing, tunnels, a really unusual defensive caponier (castle nerd alert) and really worth visiting. Didn’t drive but a large carpark available. This is in my top 10 Scottish castles...More
After walking through the lovely Nethan Gorge in order to reach the castle, I was hugely disappointed to be told by the attendant that I couldn't sit on their bench seat to catch my breath unless I paid the entrance fee to the castle. Not...More
Although previous contributors have stated that this castle is situated in a remote location (Isn't that where castles are supposed to be?) it is well worth finding.
Although now a ruin, a talk with the guide at the entrance will give enough info for you...More
Went here to find out about our nearest castle.
It was really good here, lots to see, but dont expect to spend full day here. Enough for a couple of hours. And you have to pay to et in, also a wee shop too
Good size car park and short walk to impressive looking castle, with helpful guide. Castle has an interesting history and provided lots of nooks and crannies to explore, good number of plaques giving information and grassed courtyard area where the dog enjoyed the chance to...More
Craignethan Castle ruins is worth a short visit if in the area.
Inexpensive entrance fee and i would say no more than an
hour to explore.
Wouldn't travel a long distance to visit this castle ruin
Probably 3.5 stars......