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Drumcoltran Tower.

A splendid example of a mid-16th century fortified tower house built by the Maxwell clan. A little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Intact 1500s tower house in a farmyard location

The most intact tower house we visited during our weeks holiday. Situated adjacent to a working... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
N Wales
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2 weeks ago
“Drumcoltran Tower.”
2 weeks ago
“Intact 1500s tower house in a farmyard location”
Kirkgunzeon, Kirkgunzeon, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A splendid example of a mid-16th century fortified tower house built by the Maxwell clan. A little off the beaten track, but well worth the effort. No entry fee though parking is limited to one or two spaces at the side of a narrow road.

Thank Bratonmax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most intact tower house we visited during our weeks holiday. Situated adjacent to a working farm, there is a small unofficial parking space nearby and a cordoned off path brings you straight to the tower house entrance. Free to enter. Access to the different...More

Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This is an historic Scotland property that we were told about by Mark from Sweetheart Abbey. He recommended a visit as it was only a donation required to visit. It was worth the trip out to see and we even took the back road to...More

Thank Tikitoura
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This isn't the type of place you'd make a separate trip for, but if you are passing nearby then a small detour is certainly warranted. We spent about 30 minutes here, but if you had a picnic it would be worth taking it up to...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We visited here after being to Orchardton Tower as they are quite close together. You could easily drive past this as there is no parking as such apart from on the road and it just looks like a farm. You walk up a separate path...More

Thank Kath1722
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We were actually on our way somewhere else but saw the brown signs and decided to have an explore. Definitely worth the trip if you are in the area. Lovely multi layered tower and great views from the roof. My daughter loved exploring.

Thank Kath M
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Wandering along a back road often finds surprises ... we've visited many ruins ... but this outwardly unnoticeable tower in virtually complete ... it is very easy to imagine living here ....

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Drumcoltran Tower was built in the 1500s is uniquely situated in the middle of a working farm. There is a winding stair well that leads up to the roof and to a small attic room, although the main floors are long gone. From the roof...More

Thank Adam S
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