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Huntingtower Castle

Huntingtowerfield | Just West of Perth off the A85 to Crieff, Perth PH1 3JL, Scotland
+44 1738 627231
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Huntingtowerfield | Just West of Perth off the A85 to Crieff, Perth PH1 3JL, Scotland
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+44 1738 627231

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This castle has a great blend with still showing the living quarters where the previous families. I loved the painted ceiling showing ancient pagan creatures and modern Christianity symbols. One can walk through all the floors and even up to the very top with great...More

Thank Jinpametok
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is best known for its painted ceilings, which were nowhere nearly as impressive as I had expected after all the hype about them. We visited on a very cold and blustery, which probably detracted somewhat from our appreciation of the castle. The parking...More

Thank TravelerMike9999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Castle, formerly known as the Place of Ruthvens up till 1600, is situated quite far away from Perth city centre. While it is possible to catch a bus (according to locals), it will be easier if you just get a cab. When I was...More

Thank King L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were there during the off season and it was not crowded. Parking is limited and tight. The beautiful painted ceilings and walls are still visible.

Thank beach110
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Greeted in a very friendly manner, was told the history & quirky details of the site. We found the Castle in good repair & well signed showing printed information. Great views from the top & good value for money.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Most excellent value and quality would highly recommend it the food was very high quality surroundings and service serperb take your mum !

Thank Raglanboio
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I've lived in Perth for 14 years and I've never visited this castle despite it only being located a few minutes from my home. I walked here today and the castle looked stunning in the beautiful sunshine. On arrival there is a warm and friendly...More

Thank Sportypants
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Lovely well maintained tower, intimate enough to give you a real sense of how life would have been. Clean, well signposted and a really knowledgeable historic scotland manager. Condensed stories of some of the key points in scottish history. Imagine visiting somewhere for one night...More

Thank kevin k
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Although the rooms are empty it is still well worth a visit. The rooms provide a great opportunity to see how much work went into the construction of the castle using stone. The remaining areas of painted wall and ceilings are incredible. Unfortunately it was...More

Thank AtlanticOrca
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

There are times when i am pleased the weather forecast is wrong! I was expecting rain but instead had glorious sunshine so popped in here to take advantage of the weather. The place is well signposted and parking is just outside. The lady in the...More

Thank MarcusHurley
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King L
Hi, I will be attending a conference at Perth town center [Mercure Hotel] over this coming April. I would like to visit the Castle. Can anyone advise me on what is the best way to travel from my hotel to here? Thanks.
16 February 2017|
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Response from Jo P | Property representative |
Hi I must apologize in advance I am the site admin for Huntingtower and I would have promptly answered your question but,I have been under treatment for an advanced cancer.I truly hope you enjoyed your trip to my ancestral... More
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richardthomas1974
is it dog friendly ?
6 November 2016|
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Response from Jo P | Property representative |
Hi I must apologize in advance I am the site admin for Huntingtower and I would have promptly answered your question but,I have been under treatment for an advanced cancer.I truly hope you enjoyed your trip to my ancestral... More
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