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Lochranza Castle

Lochranza, Scotland
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3-Day Isle of Arran Tour from Edinburgh Including Robert Burns Country
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3-Day Isle of Arran Tour from Glasgow Including Robert Burns Country
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  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“red deer” (11 reviews)
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Lochranza, Scotland
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"stunning location"
in 13 reviews
"red deer"
in 11 reviews
"historic scotland"
in 5 reviews
"lovely setting"
in 8 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 16 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
in 3 reviews
"information boards"
in 8 reviews
"spit of land"
in 3 reviews
"short visit"
in 5 reviews
"the main road"
in 5 reviews
"local hotel"
in 3 reviews
"isle of arran"
in 10 reviews
"interesting history"
in 3 reviews
"golf course"
in 6 reviews
"car park"
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"ruin"
in 46 reviews
"plaques"
in 14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The castle is situated nar the ferry so if you are waiting its a nice distraction. You will often see deer just wandering around as well. If you are taking the ferry when you get off Skipness castle is also worth a visit. Built at...More

Thank Fifetriguy J
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Although you can't go inside and there isn't an awful lot of info, its a great place to stop for a picnic or to just pull up to in your car (weather depending). Near by you'll find deer roaming around freely and maybe even spot...More

Thank Katie H
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a leisurely stroll around the Castle and grounds and even on a dreich day it is still beautiful. Positioned out on the loch and surrounded by the Arran views with the mountains in the backdrop it really is classic Scotland

Thank Stevesie85
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Walk along the spit and explore the Castle Worth visiting at sunset Take time to sit and experience the whole loch

Thank IanGIanG
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

If passing through Lochranza, it's definitely worth a brief stop to see the ruins of this castle. I don't think I would make a special journey to see it, as there isn't much there, but Lochranza has a very beautiful landscape and the castle is...More

Thank fiona07
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Don't drive past if you visit Lochranza. FREE ( no doubt your favourite 4 letter word beginning with F ) the castle is well worth a look. No guide or custodian but plenty of signs to tell what everythig is or used to be. Plenty...More

Thank Bronxglenn
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Arran is well worth the ferry ride. Plenty of hiking and wildlife, but I had a car and was on a mission ..... to see Lochranza Castle. What I thought would be a spectacular ruin in an idyllic location was made more idyllic by a...More

Thank Connie R
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great view with a nice visit from the local wildlife. Pick a good day and the view is worth it. A small sandwich bar nearby is also a welcoming sight.

Thank Duane F
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Not sure I would make a special trip, but work a look if you are passing. We did a clockwise drive around the island, so stopped off in several places to look at points of interest. Might have been better if some local numpty was...More

Thank N9eav
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

The castle is beautifully situated and well worth a half hour's visit. It's particularly lovely when the tide is in and it is almost surrounded by water, The architecture is very interesting - many styles and alterations which are well explained on the story boards.

Thank Jane A
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