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Historical site with a special athmosphere

You can park outside the gate and walk to the castle. The view from the top of the tower is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bente I
Copenhagen, Denmark
Local exploring

We went on with some friends from the area as this was one of their favorite locations. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Skipness, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can park outside the gate and walk to the castle. The view from the top of the tower is stunning, and so is the walk along the seashore to the cemetary.

Thank Bente I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on with some friends from the area as this was one of their favorite locations. It definitely didn't dissapoint. It is a quaint little area and we had it to ourselves becauae of the seclussion. One word if warning, tbey shut it up...More

Thank Ra88iT
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

A fine example of old Scottish architecture. Nicely kept and presented, the views from the top are breathtaking. Take five minutes to visit the smokehouse next door. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Jon N
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting with views over the loch. Big much there but good signage. Visit the smokery and the seafood cabin if open.

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

What a great find , (by the way this is not a picture of the castle its actually an old chapel by the shore) so not sure what it's doing here ! The castle itself is not on a grand scale but non the less...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Had a great few hour here during our visit. Castle was great for the kids to run around and the view from the roof is spectacular.....topped off by a lovely lunch at the Seafood cabin

Thank Simon40000
Reviewed 28 July 2017

A great view back over to Arran from up high on the top of the castle - a nice little walk round after lunch at the fish cabin

Thank Blinkbonnies
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Pleasant surroundings...walkable... 🦌 etc... castle remains and grounds are well presented... there's a wee smoke house and a cafe/ Bistro on the site... can only help attendance...worth the visit 😍 Lost the photos... may find and post later😱

Thank jimboSaundersfoot
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The journey to Skipness Castle adds to the allure...you travel down a small coastal road, past wee villages of twenty people, pass vast fields of wildflowers, prehistoric ferns, pass ancient iron gates, walk through an ancient allee of trees and suddenly in front of you...More

1  Thank BoysieW
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A nice castle to explore The view from the top was stunning .Grounds were well tended, and all free too .

Thank Christine C
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princess z
30 May 2017|
Response from Denise H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea. The castle is pretty much a ruin, but I am sure you could approach whoever runs it and ask.