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Carloway Broch

near Carloway (Charlabhaigh), Scotland
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Worth the diversion to see

an amazing insight into how we used to live and how communities came together many years ago. You... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kendal, United Kingdom

Only visited outside of Broch as we were late reaching it. Fascinating building with small visitor... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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near Carloway (Charlabhaigh), Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

an amazing insight into how we used to live and how communities came together many years ago. You dont need a lot of time to visit this but it is well worth the time to visit. Also dog friendly

Thank jeffkaneart
Reviewed 2 days ago

Only visited outside of Broch as we were late reaching it. Fascinating building with small visitor centre to provide information.

Thank Carsibobs
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic broch. Great to get inside and walk in the footsteps of the people who lived there. Lovely wee visitor centre with loads of interesting facts about the broch.

Thank toberaie
Reviewed 5 days ago

I learned what a Broch was which was very interesting. I do think they should not allow people to climb it becasue I can't see how it'll keep surviving. Definitely worth a stop though.

Thank Atalanta8
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had great fun with the kids going through the various doorways and steps within. And the views were great.

Thank INW2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've seen a lot of brochs on the Outer Hebrides. This one is the best to visit to give you a good idea what is was. Other brochs are sometimes built on a mall lake. We like the ones in North Uist too Dun Sticir...More

Thank Ghentfreak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting and good example to visit if you are in the area but no development or centre here. But in good condition and worth the time.

Thank CraigavonCottage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here too the info place, small as it is, is well worth visiting before going along the short path to the tower itself. Because half the tower has been lost it is very easy to see how it is constructed and how people might have...More

Thank Les_Landau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited twice as it was very busy with visitors the first time and the weather was blustery. Well worth it to see how the Celts ensured their security from elements and foes.

Thank mfuwe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It wasn't really planned to be there, but I couldn't resist the temptation once I saw the sign . A small deviation on the running table that was worth it. Well preserved and with a well organized friendly small visitor center. The wind blowing between...More

Thank Enya2011
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