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Fort William PH33 6SN, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Old demolished castle, next to the river, about 5 km from fort william, the exterior walls remain and the outer gardens are well-kept.

Thank agusticassa
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Old Inverlochy Castle dates back to 1280 and has some historic importance. But there hasn't been much effort put into preserving the castle. It's pretty much just a shell now. If you're in the area, it's okay to stop. But don't make it the...More

Thank Daryl C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited on a whim as we saw the sign whilst driving past. Impressive ruin, nicely kept and easy to park. There were a couple of information boards but more would be interesting.

Thank Rory561
Reviewed 5 days ago

The castle was interesting and easy to find but would benefit from more information being available.

Thank KimScott_11
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located just on the outskirts of Fort William, the Old Inverlochy Castle ( as opposed to the New Inverlochy Castle - now an impressive hotel) is a beautiful, greened and peaceful spot to visit. Whilst it is a ruin, there is enough of the imposing...More

Thank pakabay
Reviewed 6 days ago

A decent set of ruins, eassily accessible and fun to bumble around, you can see tyhe structure of the castle, there is not much left of it.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort William, as a functional place serving huge numbers of tourists, doesn't have a lot of 'sights' within the town - so it always puzzles me why such a real attraction goes so unsung and unnoticed. OK, you won't spot it from the A82, although...More

Thank duisdeil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walk from town. Pretty setting and informative signs around the ruin. There appeared to be a problem with someone camping on the site and driving off the roadway onto the grass. Picture site includes excellent viewing of Jacobite steam train route crossing the river.

Thank Prussik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Inverlochy Castle is a free castle ruin that you can peruse at your leisure. There are a few information panels throughout to share some of the history of the building. We got there early in the day and there were very few people. Worth...More

Thank AnaPtx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another one of Scotland's many castle ruins which gives you an idea of the way people lived many years ago.

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Hi there is a bus service to a local factory sight British Aluminium from Fort William. It's a short 5 -ten minute walk down to the castle. There is a interesting old cemetery to your left filled with old but interesting... More
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