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With its moat, twin towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, this awe-inspiring castle is the epitome of the medieval stronghold and one of the finest castles in Scotland. Although ruined, Caerlaverock is still a substantial structure and you can...more
Visited on a beautiful sunny day—-self-guided—a gem. Be sure to take Vadtle Woods walk to left of castle . Takes you through old woods replete with wildflowers in season and to marshes (Merse). Can walk back along same path or along road to right back...More
We decided to come to Caerlaverock Castle whilst visiting the area. There is a free car park and it costs £6 per person to visit the castle. You buy your tickets in the gift shop at the entrance and then walk down to the castle....More
Lovely castle - it's triangular!!!!! Quite bijou, but fascinating! Great to have a wander throughout. Swifts in and out to their nests, and boys very very thrilled that it was a castle with a moat!
Small display area that gave the background to 'the siege'....More
Arrived late one day just as they were closing - they recommended we come back next weekend - there will be jousting ! We did and it did not disappoint. Jousting as well as Castle were hugely entertaining - ended up being there 4 hours.
The grounds and structures are very well maintained, clean and easily accesible. You can access all areas (the ones that have floors) within the main castle area and walk the grounds and through the woods. A cracking afternoon with the family and dog (again we...More
I loved this castle. Such pretty stone and beautiful carvings and special nooks in this triangle shaped castle complete with a moat. I also loved the gift shop. They had some unique offerings. It was a nice walk to the old castle foundations and we...More