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Lennox Castle

Lennox Castle Campsie Road, Lennoxtown, Scotland
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Spooky and sad

This looked to be a grand home at one point, and was turned in to a hospital almost a century ago... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RicOlsen
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Orange, California
Evocative ruin of a once beautiful castle

Wonderful architecture of this once proud building set amongst beautiful Scottish Countryside. So... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Chryselle W
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Valencia, Spain
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  • Excellent23%
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  • Average30%
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Lennox Castle Campsie Road, Lennoxtown, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This looked to be a grand home at one point, and was turned in to a hospital almost a century ago. It has a sad history as a hospital that has some glad for its present state. Dont follow GPS or youll end up in...More

Thank RicOlsen
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Wonderful architecture of this once proud building set amongst beautiful Scottish Countryside. So sad to see such an architectural gem in such a state of neglect and disrepair . Affords some wonderful evocative photography.

Thank Chryselle W
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The castle building was the nurses’ home and home to some of the residents of the hospital who went out to work. The actual castle was never a maternity hospital, that was in the wards a distance away. There is only the ruin to be...More

Thank Mharie
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

This is a good view but is derelict and dangerous. Signs warn against entering the ruin. Worth viewing and photographing. Itis close to Celtic FC Training Ground.

Thank johnka1
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

After a walk through woodlands a nice castle could be seen. Such a shame that the castle is in ruin. It has a very interesting history, it was a psychiatric hospital in XX century.

1  Thank malutka93
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Such a shame it has fell into such disrepair. Beautiful building with a vast history. Mainly closed off and fallen in on itself but worth a visit

Thank MrsLS119
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This place is worth a wander on a nice day. It's a lovely walk through the woodlands (the old castle grounds) on a nice day. Park on Castle Circle and follow the path up through the trees to the top of the hill. Good stout...More

1  Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Visited last weekend, as have not been here since my birth, many years ago.The castle was used as an emergency/overflow maternity hospital, when the one in Glasgow, at Duke Street was full. That will give you an idea of how old I am..lol. Wanted to...More

4  Thank Frank M
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

I was born in Lennoxcastle Hospital "many" years ago and I have had an affinity with the place for a long time. Why I was born there and lived in Scotsoun in Glasgow I have no idea. After being married for a couple of years...More

6  Thank Jimcrawley55
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The walk from main lennoxtown village takes around an hour. Its a nice way to spend your afternoon. The castle itself is nice, i mean you cant go in as its a ruin but you can imagine what it looked like years before. There is...More

Thank travelling_girl1747
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Kathryn M
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Response from Laura H | Reviewed this property |
We made this mistake and ended up walking up the drive and turned right following the edge of the football ground all the way around and found the castle that way. It's a bit boggy but got us there. It's better to park next... More
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