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See it before it all collapses

A really historic castle that is slowly falling down. It is through a little gate and up a hill... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
AdrianH1967
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Derby, United Kingdom
Great views of Lunan beach

The view from the derelict castle is superb and the walk down and along the beach is certainly... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
DavidMay1945
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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21 Aug 2018
“See it before it all collapses”
28 Jan 2018
“Great views of Lunan beach”
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

A really historic castle that is slowly falling down. It is through a little gate and up a hill but is amazing when you get there. Really historic and lots of history explained - there was no one around when we visited seems to be...More

Thank AdrianH1967
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Standing prominently overlooking Lunan bay, Red Castle lives up to its name. Take the short walk from the roadside up the hill through the narrow gate and you’re rewarded will fantastic views of the bay and beyond. Look closer up at the castle keep turrets...More

Thank StuK72
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem of a castle! The ruin is very interesting and the views are spectacular! It looks like the whole thing will tumble into the river below at any point due to the extreme erosion of the hill, probably not while you...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

The view from the derelict castle is superb and the walk down and along the beach is certainly worth it, even on a cold wintry windy day.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nice spot for a picnic with good panoramic view of the coast, not much left of the castle but still some interesting features to ponder

Thank Pioneer315026
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We had a drive up to the Lunan Bay area yesterday, and decided to pay Red Castle (or should I say what's left of it) a visit. Initially we were on the A92, then travelled on minor roads, and were able to get parked within...More

1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 7 August 2017

On a dry day Lunan bay with its sandy beach , sand dunes river bank and Red Castle is a fab place for a walk.

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Lovely views, not a lot left though and it looks like the castle will be falling in the sea soon! Don't try and go down the path to the beach / river from the top, big drop from erosion and sinkholes on the beach.

Thank oolon
Reviewed 17 April 2017

There's not a lot to say about Red Castle. It's an old ruined castle on a hill overlooking the magnificent Lunan Bay. There's no obvious touristy blurb anywhere to be seen, just an old ruin. It does look pretty good though and the views out...More

Thank macindog
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We got engaged here so special memories. Great views. Not much to see of the castle anymore as it's falling down but lively little walk up then down aling beach to little group of caravans.

Thank yvonne2912
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