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Lovely settings.

Dropped on this place by chance, moaning I hadn't seen a ruin so in we pulled. Carsluith isn't... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Kathy H
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Don't Pass This By

If you feel the need of a break from the fast moving traffic on the A75 trunk road which I guess is... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Andrea M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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A75 Carsluith | By Marrbury Smokehouse At Carsluith Castle, Wigtown, Newton Stewart DG8 7DY, Scotland
+44 1671 820476
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

A Tower house, not a castle. Called in at the end of the day, were the only ones there. Located directly off the busy A75. Free to enter. Fairly intact considering the age and location. One of the smallest we've been in. Good information board...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

interesting but we were most impressed by the drive to get there with great views of the rugged coastline. Worth visiting carn holy while youre nearby.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely well preserved little castle. Beautiful views over Wigtown bay from the top. A definite stop particularly if you’re castle hunting. And the bonus is that it’s free to enter.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hfstoba
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Dropped on this place by chance, moaning I hadn't seen a ruin so in we pulled. Carsluith isn't particularly huge but pretty fab nonetheless and love how there's little signs to tell you the rooms and such. Makes it easier. The views are pretty stunning...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

If you feel the need of a break from the fast moving traffic on the A75 trunk road which I guess is heading to or from the vehicle ferry, then this is a good spot to stop. This is a tower house rather than a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

A fabulous little free treat to make a stop off whilst driving along the A75. Information boards give an overview of the history. Beautiful views of Wigtown over the water. The smoke house offers refreshments if needed.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Katie C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Takes about 15 minutes to look around, it is free and you can combine it with refreshments at Marrbury smokehouse which is on the same site

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 544jules
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Stopped here as we were staying over the road. Lovely that is is free, but seemingly so well maintained none-the-less. Really interesting insight into small Scottish castles and a good example given it is so well preserved.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely views from this old,old castle. I saw red deer. Just watching from the top till it jump into the ferns. The Bistro lookes really worth a try. Mine was just a leg stretch.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank lappiloo
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Discovered by accident while exploring!! A great wee place, cool castle in a picturesque area, and directly adjacent to a lively cafe and smokehouse providing really good food. An excellent accidental discovery.

Date of experience: October 2016
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