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Lovely Castle

Had a great few hour here during our visit. Castle was great for the kids to run around and the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stewarton, United Kingdom
Great View

A great view back over to Arran from up high on the top of the castle - a nice little walk round... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“seafood” (3 reviews)
Skipness, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great few hour here during our visit. Castle was great for the kids to run around and the view from the roof is spectacular.....topped off by a lovely lunch at the Seafood cabin

Thank Simon40000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great view back over to Arran from up high on the top of the castle - a nice little walk round after lunch at the fish cabin

Thank Blinkbonnies
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Pleasant surroundings...walkable... 🦌 etc... castle remains and grounds are well presented... there's a wee smoke house and a cafe/ Bistro on the site... can only help attendance...worth the visit 😍 Lost the photos... may find and post later😱

Thank jimboSaundersfoot
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The journey to Skipness Castle adds to the allure...you travel down a small coastal road, past wee villages of twenty people, pass vast fields of wildflowers, prehistoric ferns, pass ancient iron gates, walk through an ancient allee of trees and suddenly in front of you...More

Thank BoysieW
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A nice castle to explore The view from the top was stunning .Grounds were well tended, and all free too .

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Looking out across Kilbrannan Sound you can just imagine the vikings and other seafaring warriors arriving in their long boats. This castle was seriously built for defence and it is still possible to get up to the ramparts. Worth visiting and great seafood cabin next...More

Thank 886elaine
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice little castle. Access is via a 10 minute walk from the car park on the main road which also leads to the Seafood Cabin and the Smokehouse (both of which are worth a visit). The castle itself is mostly in...More

Thank mark_scollon
Reviewed 26 June 2017

If you are in the Skipness area don't miss seeing the Castle. It overlooks the Isle of Arran and if you climb to the top the views are gorgeous. It was a little tricky to find so look for the Seafood Shack it is just...More

Thank lfogo60
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My family love this place. The drive to get there has magnificent views especially on a sunny day. We had the seafood platter and a bottle of sancerre at the seafood cabin, then a stroll around the ruined castle. We then walked down to the...More

Thank TopCat30166
Reviewed 5 June 2017

An interesting place to visit following a meal at the Seafood Cabin. A short walk to the beach with lovely views across to Arran.

Thank wanderobo
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princess z
30 May 2017|
Response from Denise H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea. The castle is pretty much a ruin, but I am sure you could approach whoever runs it and ask.