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Morton Castle

A76-a702 | Nithsdale, Dumfries DG3 5EH, Scotland
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Peace and beauty

Almost reluctant to tell everyone about this hidden gem as its isolation and tranquillity are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lhdh55
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London, United Kingdom
A must see!

Me and my boyfriend visited this castle whilst staying in Durisdeer and it is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sophie-louise1995
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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A76-a702 | Nithsdale, Dumfries DG3 5EH, Scotland
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"nature trail"
in 3 reviews
"single track road"
in 2 reviews
"information boards"
in 4 reviews
"well worth a visit"
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"loch"
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"field"
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"ruins"
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"wildlife"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Almost reluctant to tell everyone about this hidden gem as its isolation and tranquillity are wonderful. We stayed nearby and were able to walk up through the forest. Fortunate to see it in evening sunshine. It is surrounded by hills with a small loch in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited this castle whilst staying in Durisdeer and it is absolutely beautiful! It is in the middle of nowhere. When we arrived at midday we were the only people there which was perfect as it meant we could soak in the...More

Thank sophie-louise1995
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely ruins hidden away from it all with fantastic views of the loch. Also did the walk which is signposted but watch out if you take a dog some of the fields have sheep

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Yes that is a road and it does lead to the castle! A muddy and small car park however it's quiet as the site is hard to find and has no facilities or charges. Castle Morton has a nature trail and a few information boards...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We live not far from here so have enjoyed the walk around this castle on many occasions, frequently extending our walk to the full nature trail which is a delight. A wonderful spot for photos too. Don't miss it.

1  Thank Heather H
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The beauty and downfall of this place is its not particularly easy to find. Added to this is the walk thru rather long slippery grass to get to the castle. We could not find much history on this place but it stands on the hill,...More

Thank Nalpick
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

There are castles you visit on a formal basis and then there's Morton Castle. There's no turnstile, no admission charge, no gift shop, nothing at all like that. Just a castle ruin across a field, with a commanding view over a small loch and the...More

1  Thank i2c_JP
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Morton Castle is marked on the map but there are no signposts from the main road, which is probably a good thing as it means there is not an over abundance of visitors You go up a single track road and there is parking for...More

3  Thank Anne B
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We visit regularly giving are dog an evening walk. The hardest part is finding it if you don't know where it is. There is a useful information board but the ruins themselves are not very big and 5 minutes allows you to see it all....More

1  Thank 0298ems
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

this place should be advertised more as it is difficult to find. The surrounding countryside is beautiful and it unspoiled by civilisation

Thank tracec23
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