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Castle Campbell

Castle Campbell Castle Road | Quarry Car Park on Castle Road, Dollar FK14 7PP, Scotland
+44 1259 742408
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Interesting castle with great views over Dollar

This is a partially restored castle within extensive gardens at the top of Dollar Glen. There's a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dave D
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Set high (and it’s quite a climb if you start from the village!) above the picturesque village of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JSDeeside
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Aboyne, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
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“car park”(63 reviews)
“dollar glen”(51 reviews)
“walk up”(11 reviews)
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Formerly known as the Castle of Glooms, this castle is beautifully sited upon a narrow bridge overlooked by the Ochil Hills. The 15th century fortress of Castle Campbell is dramatically situated above Dollar Glen. The oldest part is a...more
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Castle Campbell Castle Road | Quarry Car Park on Castle Road, Dollar FK14 7PP, Scotland
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+44 1259 742408
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"stunning views"
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"surrounding countryside"
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"parking area"
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"steep hill"
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"ticket office"
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"be careful"
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"sunny day"
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"picnic tables"
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"hidden gem"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a partially restored castle within extensive gardens at the top of Dollar Glen. There's a car park part way up the Glen but still a 10 minute walk to the castle.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set high (and it’s quite a climb if you start from the village!) above the picturesque village of Dollar this historic home of the Earls of Argyl is Scottish romance personified. The location, high on the hill, is simply stunning. The castle has had a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This medieval castle is amazing. The location is beautiful with amazing gardens. There is a lot of information about the castle and a chance to see all the rooms of the castle as they were hundreds of years ago! I highly recommend parking at Dollar’s...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In a beautiful location this is one of the most picturesque castles in Scotland. However access is a little bit difficult if you are not prepared. There is a car park for 14 cars close to the castle that still requires a 10 minute hike...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I visited this castle with my husband and 8 year old son on Easter Sunday afternoon. The car park is situated at the bottom of the road leading to the castle. Approx 30 minute walk uphill. You can either walk up the road or take...More

Thank FiRuss
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The winding road starts in the community of Dollar. Except for two pullouts, the road up to the castle is only wide enough for one car. At the end of the road, there is a parking area. From here, the wide path winds down to...More

Thank rteecher
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Visited with our dog just to take pictures from outside. But to our delight we was allowed into the grounds with our dog. Stunning views from the castle, staff friendly. If you're not good with walking don't attempt. Small car park for 16 cars and...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

The round trip takes you up by the river with many interesting view points. The castle itself has many rooms you can visit and the garden is lovely. The walk back down was also very pleasant.

Thank Renate P
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

We were staying nearby for a few days and this was perfect for spending a few hours walking around the castle. Good information and atmosphere inside and out in the gardens.

Thank Arnietw0
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We visited Castle Campbell when there was snow on the ground. We did not park in the upper parking lot near the castle where only 16 cars can fit. Instead, we parked down below and hiked up. It was an invigorating walk, but worth it...More

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drmacy
27 December 2017|
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Response from Frances M | Reviewed this property |
there are lots of dogs along the way to the castle. I don't think there is a problem for you
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knlamont
18 July 2017|
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Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
Yes just a small one. Plenty of Campbell tartan things to buy surprisingly enough!
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1 August 2016|
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Response from Brian R | Reviewed this property |
If you are leaving from Edinburgh Waverley at 11am, you can get the 11.03 train to Dunblane exiting the train in Stirling at 11.55am. The bus station is only a few minutes away and you can get the Nr 23 bus heading towards... More
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