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Pure magic

The setting of this castle is incredible to start with. Add in blustery winds and then snow and it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BL_adventure
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Austin, Texas
My favorite of MANY castles

I looked at the steps going down, down, down, knowing I would have to come back up them, debating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The setting of this castle is incredible to start with. Add in blustery winds and then snow and it was breathtaking. It's quite the trek down a million stairs (and then back up when you're done), but it is well worth it. This is one of my favorite castles that we visited and we'd have stayed much longer had we not been soaked through by the snow. It was a wonderful way to see the ruin and I wouldn't change it for anything!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I looked at the steps going down, down, down, knowing I would have to come back up them, debating, and said heck I'll just stop a lot on the way back up. It was well worth it. What an incredible ruin, and history. And the views are awesome. Don't miss this one.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very interesting walk round this castle steeped in Scottish history. It rained most of day but the rainbows and views were still beautiful
Not a walk down or up the steep stairs if you have walking difficulties.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Castle and landscape! Worth the trip, you won't be disappointed. Couple things to note, dress warm, there is parking but it is a little small lot, there is a lot of stairs to climb and walking. Need to have good to very mobility

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One must make time to visit Dunnottar Castle if you're anywhere near Stonehaven. It is an amazing castle, with an extraordinary history, in a unique and outstanding setting. We visited with our daughter and her young boys. Parked the car and walked about a kilometre to the castle: it's down and up so the castle is in a very defensible position. Once there, the buildings are remarkable and the views are to die for! The boys were rather tired at the end of our visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss this castle it is amazing!!! We were there for sunset and the views were amazing. Not much stayed from the past but the ruins with sea view are just breathtaking!

Thank Veronika B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very awesome cool scenic place! Highly recommend visiting, if you can walk the steps. Also worth walking along the free path to see the castle at a different angle.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dunnottar Castle is perfectly located on a rock, just off the eastern coast of Scotland, south of the town of Stonehaven. The outstanding view - the ruined castle with the ocean background - is a photographer's dream. It is worth visiting just for that perfect photo. Today it is ruined, but this cliff top fortress was the home of the Earls Marischal, once one of the most powerful families in Scotland. The ticket price - 7 pounds per person - was a bit too much for us, but the view is free. The castle is open daily, but hours change through the year (check the castle's website before your visit).

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such an amazing views around the castle. To get to the castle you need to go down the steps (and then up afterwards). There is a nice wee path going around, where you can have a look of surroundings. There is many different buildings where you can enter. Certainly worth a visit!

Thank SannaKe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place to visit. Our last attempt to go here we couldn't even open the door of the car to get out due to severe winds and rain. This time a glorious sunny day - Yippee!
A great place to visit with beautiful scenery and walks either around the castle, along the headland or on the beach.

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