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Address: Skipness, Scotland

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Out of the way and very interesting

Did not plan to visit and only saw it on the map while traveling and it is worth the time to stop and visit. Very orginal and gives you the feeling you are back in time.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
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Upland, California
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Upland, California
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103 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Did not plan to visit and only saw it on the map while traveling and it is worth the time to stop and visit. Very orginal and gives you the feeling you are back in time.

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BRIDGNORTH
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very quirky much modified castle with an interesting history. Great views from the top after negotiating the spiral staircase

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Thank CLOCKFOSSIL
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Lovely castle, great to wonder around or cycle to from the ferry from Lochranza, turn right and cycle along the shore though skip ness village. The castle is right next to the skip nests seafood cabin open in the summer on Sunday's, and the new smokehouse. All family owned. Just hoping they will be selling there smoked fish from here,!

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Thank 600jojo
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

As other reviewers have said this is a great little spot. Not a huge amount there and not a lot of info on the castle for history buffs but for a little wander round, great views from the castle roof top, a walk along the beach and round the graveyard, finished off with a trip to the Seafood Cabin combine... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Beautiful place, views great . well worth a visit, great walking area and the views to take your breath away

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Thank TheKoops
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

If you visit ,which of course you should go to the top for amazing views. Yes just another castle in Scotland but well worth the visit

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Thank sirmark1956
Bury, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We visited the castle with the chapel and seafood cabin making a nice half day. The castle has some maintenance taking place, the interior is empty but with some information about how it would have looked. The view from the top is well worth the climb to see the view. The chapel which is a short walk away has loads... More 

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Thank Akbrad
Perth
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81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A trip to Skipness is worth it if you are out that way anyway. The ruin castle, the graveyard, the beach and the Seafood Cabin combine for a great outing. It was horribly dreich when we visited but I can imagine that the views and setting on a sunny day must be spectacular.

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Thank Flockula
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

A really well preserved piece of Scottish history worth a stop over whilst dining at the skipness seafood shack.

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Thank Isse79
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are in the area. Make sure you climb the stairs to the roof for stunning views. You can really imagine this little castle as it was in its time. A walk along the coast and a visit to the Seafood Cabin is a must.

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