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Inverness Castle Viewpoint

Open today: 11:00 - 18:00
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Worth the walk up to look around

We wandered up to the Castle Viewpoint as we were checking out the town. The castle was closed, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lone Tree, Colorado
The place to view Inverness

Without going up the Tower at the Inverness Castle, you can get a great free view of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paso Robles, California
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The Castle Viewpoint is the newest visitor attraction in Inverness. It offers fabulous 360 degree views of the Highland Capital and many of the famous landmarks in the surrounding area. If the weather is inclement, or you are not able to climb the...more
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| North Tower, Inverness Castle, Castlehill, Inverness IV2 3EE, Scotland
+44 1463 237114
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All reviews worth the climb great view of the city degree view different levels missed opportunity short video inverness castle entrance fee views are amazing the river local history worth a visit loch ness tower seer admission identifies
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is modern but a focal point in Inverness and the views are marvellous. Try to go on a day when it is not too windy.

1  Thank Adrienne N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love castles and the viewpoint at Inverness Castle was marvellous we got lots of pictures for memories.

Thank oyenusifumnaya
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered up to the Castle Viewpoint as we were checking out the town. The castle was closed, but the balcony is open and lovely to check out the surrounding view. Best place to get pictures of the town.

Thank DiverLuv2travel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without going up the Tower at the Inverness Castle, you can get a great free view of the surrounding area from the Castle hill viewpoint. Beautiful view looking down at the River Ness. Great place to gather and meet people as well.

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking for several days in the rain and wind getting to the end of the Great Glen away. A slog through Inverness streets and the last climb to the castle was the final straw. However, I loved it because it meant it was the end...More

Thank RMM123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wandered up here and was happy we did. The views of the city and the river are lovely and the little plaques that tell the history of the castle, an added bonus.

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just loved the views beautiful city to visit and people very friendly we were visiting friends and had such a good time

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an hour to kill so wandered up to the castle, which is a 19th century building now used as a courthouse, and enjoyed the views from the terrace. I can imagine the views from the top of the tower are even better but...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from the top of the tower are spectacular. There are some informative videos downstairs. The staff are friendly and helpful. At £5 per entry not cheap but the views make up for it.

Thank delman47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view from the top of Inverness castle. When not raining. Great use of the castle well worth a visit on a good day.

Thank Alastaircameron100
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30 December 2017|
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Response from Sam T | Reviewed this property |
No, but I think wheelchair access in available for the film and shop.
1 September 2017|
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Response from acoachcool | Reviewed this property |
They take visitors all day long. There isn’t much of a wait, even during tourist season. The castle isn’t very large compared to other castles in the country. Should be able to do all that you would like to do in under an... More