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Eilean Donan Castle

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Address: Off A97, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX, Scotland
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+44 1599 555202
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This picturesque castle, built in 1220, holds the title of the most...

This picturesque castle, built in 1220, holds the title of the most photographed castle in Scotland.

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lovely, romantic spot of Eilean Donan Castle

Lovely place, must see in the area, not very expensive tickets, very friendly staff. Very photogenic castle, especially in good, sunny weather. A lovely gentleman showed us a spy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely place, must see in the area, not very expensive tickets, very friendly staff. Very photogenic castle, especially in good, sunny weather. A lovely gentleman showed us a spy room by the main room of the castle which was really nice of him and told us a few really interesting stories. Thank you so much!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our wedding on the 11th of Feb at the castle and couldn't have had a more wonderful time. The castle and its rooms are stunning and our guests were blown away by the surrounding views. However it was the staff that really made it for us, in particular Rona who was so lovely and so helpful and enthusiastic.... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited the castle as part of our tour of the Highlands - the picturesque setting alone was worth the visit! Compared to so many attractions, I felt that they had very well organized the location, visitor flow, and on-site staff so that we were able to see the entire location with ease. Well worth the visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I simply love this place and enjoy the walking around the castle, breath the atmosphere and history. This place has it all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have always wanted to visit but never got around to it. Born in Scotland, but left 30 years ago. Last summer I visited with my daughter and this was one of the places we decided was a must. We weren't disappointed. What a great castle and what a great view. Loved every minute. The only downfall was of course the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I may be a tad biased, but as I drove around the bend, I saw thus magnificent Castle, It was breath taking. This is my heritage. I was so lucky to be able to walk the corridors and surrounds of this unique castle. Staff are more than welcoming. A delightful day

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eilean Donan Castle has always been a must visit for me so to say I was excited about going was an understatement. First and foremost it is exactly what you have seen in the millions of images that have been taken, simply put stunning. A Sensational castle set upon a breathtaking background of water, hill and endless sky. It is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we went to Eilean Donan in June 2016. We went because my sister and my history teacher likes it and hasn't gone to see it yet. It ended up being very cool. The facts and tour made it more interesting. The staff seemed really friendly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the opportunity to visit this attraction on road trip through Scotland on our way to Skye. Unfortunately for us it was closed on the day to the public owing to a wedding being held on that particular day. Were able to walk around the grounds which was spectacular but unable to get inside for a look but a most... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having based ourselves in Fort William, my wife and I visited Eilean Donan Castle on the way to Skye. We spent a good few hours here, so much so that we never made it to Skye in the end. The weather was fantastic when we visited which helped a great deal. The castle is still in use as a place... More 

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