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Kilchurn Castle

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All reviews loch awe car park railway bridge highland cows the main road worth a stop information boards beautiful ruins lovely walk surrounding mountains great pictures photo opportunity free entry stunning location worth the effort interesting history well worth the visit
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Kilchurn castle is a spectacular ruin home of the clan Campbell and a must see! Take a few hours out to explore with comfortable footwear and a camera 📷 If your stuck for time it’s beautiful when viewed from the comfort of the nearby train...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Park and walk to the castle, still a ruin but renovated enough to walk around with lots of information boards, wonderful photo opportunities.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kate G
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

When we arrived it was rainy day. But as the rain passed there was a rainbow just above the castle! Absolutely breathtaking! It took a couple of minutes to walk from the car park to the castle and we meet highland cows ❣️. Castle was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Experience724969
Reviewed 7 October 2018

When you park for Kilchurn Castle, it almost seems as you are trespassing as there is a company who is either building right there or keeps equipment right there. The Castle is right up our alley but due to heavy rains we could not access...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank liss143
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This place offered great views over the Loch to the castle. Car parking is a bit awkward to find as at the time it was more like a builders yard. Loved looking around the old castle and learning about it, kids were also very interested...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Scott G
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Parked at the side of the road and walked to take photo. Very boggy wellies recommended. Very iconic castle worth a quick visit

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Naomijw
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Navigating by cell phone, there was no physical address. We eventually found the car park next to some sort of construction site. It poured rain (it’s scotland), but that didn’t deter our little trio. Came across a heiland coo in the pathway and was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Alyson D
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Stunning setting for this castle, sat right on the top of the loch with mountains surrounding each side. Bit hard to find at first as it's a sharp turn off a fast road but the little car park is free and can get to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank 296aarons
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

It was closed when we called in on our return trip from elsewhere. But it was still worth a visit just a pity we couldn’t go inside at the time. It’s a very photographical place . Now a ruined castle originally built by Colin Campbell...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I drove past what looks like a dirt track before finding the way in. There is a small car park and a smaller sign to the castle down a path under a bridge round a corner and into a field full of midges. But in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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lilly1976
5 July 2018|
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Response from KrisM1300 |
As the landowner, I can advise that dogs are welcome but they MUST be on a lead at all times whilst on the land or in the castle !
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njmidd
3 April 2017|
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Response from alan h | Reviewed this property |
The car parks small but free 👍
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Andrea W
8 May 2016|
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Response from oblomova2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The castle is closed which means you can't climb to the top of it, but don't let that stop you. You can walk round it and there are places you can see into the interior. It's still well worth a visit for its location... More
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