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Lochranza Castle

Lochranza, Scotland
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US$ 352.54*
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3-Day Isle of Arran Tour from Edinburgh Including Robert Burns Country
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US$ 352.54*
and up
3-Day Isle of Arran Tour from Glasgow Including Robert Burns Country
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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Lochranza, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply stunning! Beautiful location; mountains, sea, boats, castle ... all gorgeous! Don't think I've ever been anywhere so idyllic, this really is Scotland at its best! If you don't visit Lochranza whilst on Arran, then you're crazy!

Thank ScottieKirk
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle dominates the bay in Lochranza. It is free to wander round the ruins and you can climb the stairs to get a better view of your surroundings. Informative guide board before you enter the castle outlining the history of the castle and its...More

Thank RosieL206
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well it certainly lived up to it. The views are second to none. The sea surround the land that the castle lies on. It's just beautiful. I also must mention that it's free to enter. Definitely not to be missed on your visit to the...More

Thank poppymac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lochranza Castle provides a picture postcard scene standing on the edge of the bay. On entering the castle you are transported to another time..there is a certain atmosphere about it.

Thank MarjoryC60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely castle, absolutely lovely scenery around the castle and Lochranza. You should really visit as it's worth it.

Thank Greig M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wandered around the ruins in the rain - very moody. You can climb to the first floor and have a look out over the water.

Thank LauraBG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the largest of ruins, but quite well preserved. Plenty of little plaques telling you about the surrounding part of the castle. You will more than likely see deer next to it.

Thank AlanLHols
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I prefer old ruined castle like this one. This castle was built in the 13th century with the hall and entrance on the first floor and storage on the ground floor. it was modernised in the 16th century. Unfortunately part of the outer wall collapsed...More

Thank donnie633
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are no staff but informative notice boards. Just park your car outside (free) and wonder round. Obviously very much a ruin, but you get a good idea of how it must have once looked. Will take you only 20 minutes to look round

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From stepping off the boat this castle is stunning. Imagination can run away with you imagining the previous occupiers. The prison in particular is my favourite. Eerie is not the word! Stone room but pitch back and very ghostly! We had a real good laugh...More

Thank vicksy7
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