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Lovely Walk

Me and the dog had a lovely walk along promenade and paths past Greenan castle then onto beach and... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Albany, Australia
Lovely walk and view

Easy free parking and walk along the beach to this ruined castle some people think is associated... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Ayr, United Kingdom
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| 2.5 Miles South-West of Ayr Railway Station, Ayr, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the main places I head to when I visit Ayr. I love the walk out to the castle, it gives so many photo opportunities on the way. Once you get up beside the castle the views are brilliant.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking the extra steps to visit Geenan Castle was worth the time and effort. The trail along the beach is filled with interesting tidal pools and beautiful views. The view from the castle is spectacular.

Thank clhh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mum and I love coming here with our two dogs. You can park up near the castle and walk over the information board and down and round the beach. Very picturesque and worth the time to go and see if you are in Ayr...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This used to be my daily walk with my dog. Many happy memories walking along the flat beach towards the ruined castle and imagining the families who once lived there and seeing local aid flowers. Glorious both on a wild winter day or to enjoy...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Me and the dog had a lovely walk along promenade and paths past Greenan castle then onto beach and walked back to Ayr via beach , Yes the castle is a ruin but it is a landmark and cannot believe is just perched on edge...More

Thank Lozza101
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful castle ruin. You are unable to enter and a bit of a walk away from potential parking. The beach is accessible and has stunning scenery around.

1  Thank Jen J
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Greenan Castle looks great in the background of photos, best accessed from Greenan Beach but up close there isn't much to see and sits in a precariuos position. A hangout for local youths.

Thank Campbell B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Easy free parking and walk along the beach to this ruined castle some people think is associated with the King Arthur rather than cornwall, view to Arran and Ayr fantastic and lovely west coast sunsets

Thank afirth
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This tower house is nothing more than ruins now. It seems to sit precarious on the edge of the cliff. The castle is right on the beach, where there's also a cars walk away. park about 5 minute.If you're anywhere near Ayr, it's picture perfect...More

2  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Out for a Sunday from Ayr to Craig Tara with my two dogs and this building never ceases to amaze me on both its strength and beauty. The day was sunny, the winds were strong but it's just beautiful seeing this Castle in the distance...More

2  Thank Andrew H
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Mark W
16 July 2018|
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Response from Campbell B | Reviewed this property |
Free, just a ruin small path not maintained to get there, can be precarious. Dunure castle along the coast much better if you like ruins,
Randy F
23 June 2015|
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