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It's not the easiest place to spot and is up some winding roads but well worth the effort. It doesn't take long to see all the ruins 10-15 minutes maybe but you can extend that with a nice picnic or walk round the nearby loch.
A must visit if you are in the area. The castle is a ruin but it is supper interesting and it is situated in the most stunning landscape in Dumfries & Galloway. It is also very near other amazing places. So if you are in...More
Discovered her almost by accident as my wife was visiting someone in Thornhill who is not fond of dogs so I looked for somewhere within walking distance. The route up from the centre of Thornhill takes around 1 hour 15 mins but the return is...More
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
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
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
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.
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