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Beautiful views & great for dog walkers and families.

It’s great for families and dog walkers and the views are simply stunning! There’s seats and picnic... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2021
Passport25214481623
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Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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Closed off, but lots of information

An interesting castle with history associated with William Wallace, the Wars of Scottish... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2020
macedonboy
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 July 2020

An interesting castle with history associated with William Wallace, the Wars of Scottish Independence and Sir Fergus Barclay, the latter known as the De'il of Ardrossan for the legend of selling his soul in exchange for his skill as a horseman. There’s not much to see as the castle is now fenced off and mostly ruins, but it was an interesting point on the Ardrossan Heritage Trail and only a short climb up castle hill. There's lots of information boards about the history of the castle that added to the enjoyment of the stop, and so 'm giving an extra star. The views from the top of the hill are pretty good too.

Date of experience: July 2020
67  Thank macedonboy
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Reviewed 11 January 2020

Lovely place to go a walk around with dogs or just for families as there’s also a swing park it’s got stunning views over Saltcoats beach and over arran and is absolutely beautiful on bonfire night to watch all the fireworks! The castle is rarely open but on an odd occasion it is and you can wonder around the castles remains.

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed 15 November 2019 via mobile

We had a look around,reading all the information about the castle,when a chap named Colin,arrived and took us on a guided tour of the castle,which is usually fenced off and locked.
He told us so much history about the place,and made it so real, especially when he was explaining about Wallace’s Larder. Scary,! What an amazing visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 28 October 2019 via mobile

There is a steep uphill walk to the castle. The top shows panoramic views of a
Ardrossan. No payment needed.

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank emmajaynee42
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Reviewed 11 August 2019

Great place for the kids. There is the old castle ruins which belonged to William wallis's uncle argyle. There is also a play area.

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank Annmarie C
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