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Eilean Donan Castle

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This picturesque castle, built in 1220, holds the title of the most photographed castle in Scotland.
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Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX, Scotland
+44 1599 555202
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All reviews eilean donan gift shop the kitchen car park isle of skye beautiful location well worth the visit entry fee take photos interesting history the main road rooms photographed scotland cafe interior highlander
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I visited here in November and enjoyed a beautiful day walking the grounds. It's nice that you can explore the castle on your own with employees spaced in different rooms in case you might have questions. We enjoyed the Kitchen which even...More

Thank Ranger145
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited this castle yesterday with family and friends. It is spectacular and the history that comes with it is rich. The view from it across the Loch makes for good photos, the interior has been sympathetically restored and atmospheric. There is a section where...More

Thank bryjud
Reviewed 4 days ago

In our trip from Glasgow to Isle of Skye via Fort William, we did a brief stop over at Eilean Donan Castle. This is around 60+ miles and one-half-and-hour travel from Fort William. Being a sunny day, we got a beautiful view of the castle...More

Thank Suresh C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small castle within easy reach of the Skye Bridge. A really interesting castle with a great history, loads of things to see, great views across the loch and a good cafe, shop and visitor centre. If you are in the area, a must place...More

Thank Rob N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've seen our fair share of castles in Europe and this remains one my favorite. So picturesque with the loch's high and low tides surrounding it. Very close to the Skye Bridge to see the Isle of Skye (which is amazing!)

Thank JKKJ2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth stopping in, the pics from the outside of the castle are awesome. This is a big tourist stop so it can be very busy but it is worth it

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fairytale castle if ever there was one! It's so pretty! We arrived too late to go inside (it was closed) but we were there right at sunset, which is a wonderful time to be there. Even when closed, you can walk across...More

Thank dreamspeaker
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this castle while we were coming off of Skye. You purchase tickets inside and then make your way across the bridge to the castle. There is a cafe/gift shop there but we brought our own lunch and had a picnic at one of...More

Thank Brandy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must-see in Scotland! It is picturesque and captivating! It is very representative of the "smaller" castles. It is very easy to tour, and I highly recommend the coffee shop for nice refreshments!

Thank makins2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at the castle in glorious sunshine on a cold winter's day - snow on the mountains arounds but stunning location. Very interest castle inside and well worth going in and learning about it. Staff were very friendly and gave us more information when asked....More

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4 October 2018|
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Response from marilynw888 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, When I was last there I never saw any cabs sitting outside the Castle. If you plan to visit it from Kyle I would suggest that you speak to one of the cab companies in Kyle and find out how much it would cost to take... More
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12 September 2018|
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Response from BabiDutta | Reviewed this property |
I think they have a storage facility to keep your bags. You can also keep them in Car.
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22 July 2018|
Response from cg0g | Reviewed this property |
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