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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 entrance fee take photos interesting history the main road rooms photographed scotland cafe highlander interior
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food in here is produced fast and efficiently , Baked potato and prawns marie one of favourites, lovely selection of freshly baked cakes and biscuits, Becomes very busy at lunch time due to popularity with tourists visiting castle,

Thank stopper1953
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The iconic Eilean Donan castle looks impressive even on a dull, wet day. Extremely photogenic but the castle us about a lot more. This castle has a fascinating history and the rooms in the keep well laid out. Staff friendly and helpful. Reasonable cafe with...More

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Eilean Donan Castle several years ago and were sorry to see that there were scaffolds all over the place. We visited the interior, but decided that we would be back later. And now we did. The result of the restoration works is beautiful....More

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eilean Donan Castle, one of the most picturisque and also most photographed castles of the United Kingdom. It stands in the tidal island by the same name where three sea licks meet; a short distance away from Kyle of Localsh... While onn our bus, before...More

Thank monideepa d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very picturesque. Very photogenic. Yes, it’s been in the movies. They are very proud of access to the grounds however. Best recommendation is to take photos from the outside. Take your money and walk down the path to the local pub.

Thank mandevillemd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yeah it was stunning. Look it up. The castle has a great history and they have done a wonderful job restoring it. And I can't begin explain the beauty of both the castle and all its surrounding areas.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While there was a defensive castle here from the 12th/13th century, the current building was built - along with a new bridge connecting it - in the earlieth 20th century to the designs of the previous building which was destroyed in the 18th century. Instantly...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on the way back from Skye to Glenelg, well worth the visit. Luckily the weather was nice and made for some good pictures. The castle is really interesting showing its history, including when it was in ruins and then when restored. There are loads...More

Thank goafishing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good value for money. Free parking. Lots to see. We really enjoyed our visit and felt we had the chance to explore the castle. We went back and took a picture in the evening.

Thank scaryDerbyshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle from the outside I believe it one of the most picturesque in this part of Scotland. No matter what the weather the castle always seems to regal and beautiful out on the water. Personally i didn’t enjoy the inside. The castle Itself is...More

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4 October 2018|
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Response from monideepa d | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry... I shall not be able to confirm your queries... I did not see a single cab at the parking though... only buses... And we had taken the three-day Discover Scotland Highland Tour from Glasgow... so had our own... More
Aishwarya V
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 |
Hi, we travelled with Brian from skye magical tours. It was fantastic. Have a look at his Website skyemagicaltours.