Spend the afternoon exploring the castle, we loved it. It stands mostly empty, but a true castle with a sense of its history. Lovely roof views!
About Elcho Castle
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... A superb castle and very well preserved, with an amazing rooftop view. Historic Scotland's Alison was brilliant, knowledgeable and friendly, and excellent with my daughter. Elcho is very kid friendly too, with a discovery quiz and dressy up box of period clothes for the...More
After travelling down the windy road you stumble upon this now ruinous Elcho Castle. Dating from the 1560 onwards, Elcho Castle features the option of going to the top to view the township for miles around and there is also a vineyard next door. This...More
Super quiet spot with plenty of space for picnic and relaxing. Many different features to explore and try to understand. I took several wrong turns trying to get up onto the roof.
What a gem of a find. Worth going off the beaten track to discover. A very well preserved and presented Historic Scotland property. Should be better promoted but there are no brochures on this specific property. Children would love the many rooms and areas to...More
I went to Scotland for the castles and history but my wife prefers gardens. Elcho Castle did an excellent job in presenting its history and that of Scotland. It also is situated next to a beautiful body of water and has a nice path with...More
Phone ahead to check opening before travelling to this castle. We have been disappointed more than once. We visited april 4th 2017 to find the castle closed (later found out staff member off sick) last summer we visited late afternoon and hoped to stay to...More
This castle is a hidden gem and well worth a visit. It's a bit off the beaten track, however it's incredibly well preserved and there are lots of 'nooks and crannies' to explore. The staff were also very helpful and well informed. We would definitely...More