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Another Historic Scotland Site

Pleasant surroundings...walkable... 🦌 etc... castle remains and grounds are well presented... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jimboSaundersfoot
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Saundersfoot
via mobile
Fairy Tale Setting with Excellent Lunch Nearby

The journey to Skipness Castle adds to the allure...you travel down a small coastal road, past wee... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BoysieW
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New York City, New York
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Skipness, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant surroundings...walkable... 🦌 etc... castle remains and grounds are well presented... there's a wee smoke house and a cafe/ Bistro on the site... can only help attendance...worth the visit 😍 Lost the photos... may find and post later😱

Thank jimboSaundersfoot
Reviewed 1 week ago

The journey to Skipness Castle adds to the allure...you travel down a small coastal road, past wee villages of twenty people, pass vast fields of wildflowers, prehistoric ferns, pass ancient iron gates, walk through an ancient allee of trees and suddenly in front of you...More

Thank BoysieW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice castle to explore The view from the top was stunning .Grounds were well tended, and all free too .

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking out across Kilbrannan Sound you can just imagine the vikings and other seafaring warriors arriving in their long boats. This castle was seriously built for defence and it is still possible to get up to the ramparts. Worth visiting and great seafood cabin next...More

Thank 886elaine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice little castle. Access is via a 10 minute walk from the car park on the main road which also leads to the Seafood Cabin and the Smokehouse (both of which are worth a visit). The castle itself is mostly in...More

Thank mark_scollon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the Skipness area don't miss seeing the Castle. It overlooks the Isle of Arran and if you climb to the top the views are gorgeous. It was a little tricky to find so look for the Seafood Shack it is just...More

Thank lfogo60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family love this place. The drive to get there has magnificent views especially on a sunny day. We had the seafood platter and a bottle of sancerre at the seafood cabin, then a stroll around the ruined castle. We then walked down to the...More

Thank TopCat30166
Reviewed 5 June 2017

An interesting place to visit following a meal at the Seafood Cabin. A short walk to the beach with lovely views across to Arran.

Thank wanderobo
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I was recommended to visit this castle but was rather disaappointed. The drive to it from Tarbet is interesting and the scenery amazing, but the castle itself is a disappointment. Surrounded by fences of construction, the cafe not open and very little information on the...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a beautifully located castle, with sensational views to Arran. A great spot to take the kids as well as there are lots of nooks and crannies to run around and hide in..

Thank Sarahbowden1
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princess z
30 May 2017|
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Response from Denise H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea. The castle is pretty much a ruin, but I am sure you could approach whoever runs it and ask.
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