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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
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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
Well preserved, good family history type experience, wonderful staff, great view from the tower, lots of access. A very nice stop off and break point.
Love the legend of the clan leader executed for dragging a rival widow out of her sick bed in winter...More