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A fine example of a Scottish tower-house castle, Cardoness Castle was built in the later 15th century as the fortified residence of the McCullochs. Cardoness Castle is a well-preserved ruin where you can admire the exquisite architectural detail of...more
All reviews tower house worth a visit information boards swing bridge lady in charge spiral staircase bird feeders friendly lady family visit helpful staff nooks and crannies worth the climb clean toilets interesting history car park fleet gatehouse
stairs extremely narrow but well worth the short walk up to see the view at the top. Lovely grounds. Car park right next to the tower. Very interesting too see where everything was and the picture on the wall lets you visualise it.
Loved our visit to this intact Tower house located on a mound with its far-reaching views over the surrounding hills and estuary (from the top). I'm scared of heights but managed ok, felt safe. Dog friendly (to be kept on leads). Loved exploring all the...More
Lovely place to visit and within walking distance of Gatehouse of Fleet. The views over fleet bay from the top are wonderful. The castle has a nice atmosphere and the history is well explained. Nice little garden with lots of birds and red squirrels if...More
Set on a hill it's a bit of a trek up but it's the highlight of my week in Dumfries and Galloway. Climbed to the top the views are wonderful. The little garden at the back was full of tits,chaffich,goldfinch and we saw a nuthatch...More
We had a lovely if brief visit to Cardonesse Castle late one afternoon, and were very pleased to find that it stays open until 5.30pm. The little welcome centre was very interesting and informative, and the lovely lady on the desk made us feel very...More
A lovely spot to while away 45 minutes or so.
The castle has an interesting history, is fairly easily accessible for able bodied people, and has good information about it both in the visitor centre and the castle itself. Well worth the entrance fee
It was a nice visit to a castle for the children but not good value for money. They did not offer a family price ticket, which I find very unusual, only if you are planning to visit more castles in a package deal. The lady...More