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Urquhart Castle

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Address: Drumnadrochit, Inverness, Inverness-shire IV63 6XJ
Phone: +44-1456-450551

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Traveling to England, this stop goes to the Loch Ness region in the Scottish Highlands. This ancient castle style is located in the middle of Loch Ness. It is one of the largest castles in Scotland and a famous attraction in the Scottish Highlands. This castle was built around 1600. The current damaged castle was mainly caused by the bombing of the defenders themselves in order to prevent it from being occupied by the Jacobites in 1691. I heard that the ruins below are from 580 AD. A fortress site, this castle overlooks Urquhart Bay.

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  • Busker999
    Busker999
    Watford, England
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    Not much left but worth the views alone

    A very well used castle in its time if not strategic. Its mostly ruined apart from one tower so easy to walk round. Small pabels explaining each section. Staff were very friendly. Very good shop at th...

    Reviewed on /Date(1606796348000+0800)/
  • victoria B
    victoria B
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    Stunning views, great history and worth making a special journey for a visit

    I had pre-booked due to Covid and due to social distancing the place had far less people than it would usually attract which was great for me but not so great probably for the castle funds. I was l...

    Reviewed on /Date(1606791513000+0800)/
  • AandE_G
    AandE_G
    Peoria, Illinois
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    Cool Ruins

    We booked a bus tour from our cruise ship to the Urqhart Castle and Loch Ness. Our tour guide was very entertaining and knowledgeable. There was a light misty rain happening, which was perfect weath...

    Reviewed on /Date(1605677167000+0800)/
  • michaelmcg1987
    michaelmcg1987
    London, United Kingdom
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    Having a laugh with the price.

    For the size of the place it’s not worth £9.50 each to get in. Feels like a tourist trap. Can walk round in about ten minutes. Can view the lot from the main road or up the hills. Save your cash and s...

    Reviewed on /Date(1605417827000+0800)/
  • Alan P
    Alan P
    Bracknell, England, United Kingdom
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    Iconic ruined castle with spectacular vuews across Loch Ness

    Do not miss a visit to this castle nestled right on the edge of Loch Ness. We visited on a cold vary wet and windy day and enjoyed every minute. The ruined castle has an interesting history which can ...

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