This castle is on the way to the Isle of Skye. We didn't go in the castle, we just took a few pictures from the parking.
About Eilean Donan Castle
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If you want to see a Scottish castle, visit Eilean Donan. This place is so Scottish--from the dark stones to the kilted highlander playing the bagpipes at the entrance--you'll forget where you came from and think you had been born a Scot. Is it touristy?...More
Can be very busy, but surely one of the most beautiful castles in a beautiful setting, anywhere. Good gift shop and cafeteria.
We visited in January 2018 and the castle is not open in January, which was a shame (we did know ahead of time that it wouldn't be open). The visitor centre and gift shop are also not open in January so to go to the...More
Had an amazing time at the castle. The location is beautiful and not expensive to enter. The rooms are set up to take you back in time and give you a realistic view of how the castle was with people living there. Would definitely recommend
Really stunning castle, especially on a sunny day. Eileen Donan has been fully restored and is quite stunning. There are no photos allowed of the interior, but the photo ops on and around the exterior more than make up for that. Don't expect a truly...More
the castle is beautiful inside and out. we were surprised to find it furnished in early 1900 furnishings. we found it difficult to appreciate seeing a sink and other similar items installed.
Undoubtably one of the most visually spectacular castles in Scotland, if not the entire UK. BUT. For a castle built in the 13th century, there is no detailed history or information on display - everything on offer relates to the current version of the castle...More