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Huntingtower Castle

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A tale of two families - Huntingtower Castle was a lordly residence for 300 years, from the 15th to the 18th century. It is associated with two noble families: the Ruthvens (later earls of Gowrie) and, following their downfall in 1600, the Murrays...more
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Huntingtowerfield | Just West of Perth off the A85 to Crieff, Perth PH1 3JL, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What can I say about this place! Parking was extremely limited but that just added to the allure for me! This place was totally amazing and enriched in history! Another castle where Mary Queen of Scots stayed and they recently found art on a ceiling...More

Thank Hamza J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since its right off the main highway A9 it made for the perfect stop on our way through Perth and deeper into the highlands. Its an authentic old castle with lots of history and and amazing story attached to it. It was fun to explore...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Huntingtower was really interesting to explore. Lots of history happened there, not always cheerful but pationating nonethess.

Thank lestandn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consisting now of two towers joined together, Huntingtower castle is packed with some interesting history. Staff were excellent, and the castle itself is well presented. The only downside is a very small and tricky parking area, that would be a challenge in driving anything bigger...More

Thank Laurence E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alison the castles attendant was a great source of information and was very engaging. The castle was a superb visit with detailed information at each pivotal stop . An amazing snapshot of history and the stories of love, conspiracy and death.

Thank Romanyred
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting castle, certaining worth a visit. Two towers built then joined together. I loved the ceilings and decorations.

Thank vickiemellor
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I was there at this days that starts with sun, begins to shade, starts raining and again the sun. Typical of a nice day in Scotland. Better always take your raining coat , a little umbrella and a great peace of mind. The castle is...More

Thank Isabel A
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The location is easy to find, car parking is huge difficult though. Helpful advice at the ticket desk, freedom to explore the towers, very well preserved decorated ceiling and painted plasterwork. Take a walk up the winding staircases in each tower to walk around the...More

Thank Camie513
Reviewed 6 August 2018

One tower was closed when we visited, due to bats on the floor! However, it didn't detract from the visit and the smartly dressed staff member (from Colwyn Bay - hello from Wales!) was friendly and helpful. £5 per adult. Not as big as Elcho...More

Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely day visit here. Unspoilt and wonderfully full of history. Easy to access from ring road.

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redlichtie50
10 November 2017|
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Response from Janet B | Reviewed this property |
Yes! It is on the public transport route and you can get off very close to it.
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KingL331
17 February 2017|
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Response from Jo P | Property representative |
Hi I must apologize in advance I am the site admin for Huntingtower and I would have promptly answered your question but,I have been under treatment for an advanced cancer.I truly hope you enjoyed your trip to my ancestral... More
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richardthomas1974
6 November 2016|
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Response from Jo P | Property representative |
Hi I must apologize in advance I am the site admin for Huntingtower and I would have promptly answered your question but,I have been under treatment for an advanced cancer.I truly hope you enjoyed your trip to my ancestral... More
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