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Scary descent so if in doubt- don't! An amazing castle in a beautiful part of Scotland. I went with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dunoon, United Kingdom

Took a walk along to the castle from Sandend. The footpath between Sandend and the castle along the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Audrey S
Tarland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Scary descent so if in doubt- don't! An amazing castle in a beautiful part of Scotland. I went with my daughter and had a fantastic time there exploring the castle itself from the inside. I will certainly go back :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Egraine
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Took a walk along to the castle from Sandend. The footpath between Sandend and the castle along the coast is too treacherous to use, so took the road up the side of the fish shed in Sandend. This involves quite a steep climb but the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Audrey S
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Found this place and after parking up at the easy to find parking we walked down to the castle. Stopping at the Doocot which we had never seen before we headed further down. Some splendid views of the castle made the walk worth it but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank andrewpC4630RD
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Its fairly easy to find the carpark for Findlater Castle using satnav. It is just a patch of ground next to a house. Then from there the walk is from the back of the house heading towards the sea. About half way down there is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank emmadO380WF
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Walk from Cullen along the coast to this dramatic ruin perched on an impossible looking rock spire. A superb outing past cliffs, sandy beaches, rocky coves.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MunroBasher
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This castle is initially well-signed from he road but then signage is less clear. From the carpark at the farm walk around the back and then directly down to the cliff. The castle is below you. It is in a very dramatic location. Limited remains...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Findlater castle is an attraction for the imagination: dragons and knights in shining armour, pirates and Vikings - you're imagination can take you so many places here. An amazing piece of history, in a unique stunning setting I can only recommend a visit. Please note...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank bfg_hightower
Reviewed 25 July 2018

After a bit of a hike we were rewarded with beautiful old ruins built right on the edge of a cliff. Always amazes me how they built these things with their bare hands in such treacherous locations.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank sheidow9
Reviewed 12 July 2018

My boyfriend and I visited Findlater Castle after seeing Bow Fiddle Rock. We had a better experience than we expected with Findlater Castle. What an exciting ruin to explore! Most of the fortress is located underground, but visitors can wander through the subterranean passages at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank AmandaLHusson
Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is a lovely dog walk, the castle is very interesting and you can climb in at your own risk. Sunnyside beach is fantastic as you will have it to yourselves , great for The wee dog to play in a safe area. Stunning views

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Maggi G
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