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Hermit's Castle

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Could not find it. But still by a very beautiful beach

We found the ruin which we thought was the castle! Someone told us about this but we did not know... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
mariay586
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Inverness, United Kingdom
Children's sized castle

Taking the path from the corner of the caravan site by the beach, you walk over the headland until... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
nikkib428
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Longton, United Kingdom
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12 Oct 2018
“Could not find it. But still by a very beautiful beach”
28 Jan 2019
“Smelly concrete monstrosity”
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Reviewed 28 January 2019

utterly pointless piece of concrete trash off to the side of Achmelvich beach. Utterly devoid of interest, merit, or antiquity. Don't even know why it's got a TA entry. Pointless.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank SorchaUB
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We found the ruin which we thought was the castle! Someone told us about this but we did not know what we were looking for. I think we were very close to it?? My son was happy anyway walking around the beach and rocks. Looking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Taking the path from the corner of the caravan site by the beach, you walk over the headland until you come to the concrete creation. Looks bigger from a distance and blends into the rocks but on arrival you realise just how small it is!...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank nikkib428
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We looked for and found the Hermit's Castle while we were camping at Alchmelvich. We'd read in a tourist information leaflet that it's the smallest castle in Scotland, so were intrigued. It turned out to be a concrete structure of one room, which a stone...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This tiny "castle" is hidden away over the headland from Achmelvich Bay. You can find it if you walk from the beach towards the caravan park, pass the shop on your right, and continue across the grass to a stile over a fence, after which...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank fiona07
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