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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 reviewseilean donangift shopthe kitchencar parkisle of skyebeautiful locationwell worth the visitentry feetake photosinteresting historythe main roadroomsphotographedscotlandhighlandercafeinterior
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great castle and a wonderful position; cannot fault it. I would highly recommend a visit to this historical building. The interior is as interesting as the exterior. Lovely to see the castle and family supporting the local shinty team. There is a dedicated room for...More

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is best castle in Highland, very well restaurated, all inside is like it is living place now, stunning museum, i liked all there , specially intresting is kitchen, where is even recipies from this time

Thank Sherly S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Busy place with tourists but well worth stopping off for a visit. The location is beautiful - it has to be seen to be appreciated. One of my favourite castles in Scotland. Don't drive by! Seating available outside at the waters edge looking over the...More

Thank Dolina M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This castle looks fabulous, dominating the loch. It appears older than it is. Its also very popular. We arrived at 10, parking was still available and we got ahead of some coach parties who were visiting. Having driven passed later in the day there are...More

Thank Familyman3844
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visually fabulous castle, with stunning photographic opportunities. Evocative setting, with centuries of history unfolded.

Thank 618hood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This castle is such a landmark. It is absolutely necessary to stop and get a glimpse of history and take in the sights, and get an understanding of the historical significance of this great castle which stands at a major strategic location for the highlands...More

Thank Leslie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More like a vanity project. No original structure but all early 1900's construction made to look old. Built in porcelain wash stands and running water in bed chambers. Furniture and "historical documents are almost all 20th century. Picturesque and interesting but a Disney-like reproduction.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view of this castle, especially at high tide in the evening at sunset are breathtaking. It was rebuilt in the 1920's, so it's not very old in it's present form. But still very cool to tour and learn about.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Certainly worth stopping as it is a dream like setting. Just stopping and taking pictures is worth the price. A lot of tourists and groups. The interior isn’t much or even historic. Just a nice place to take pics.

Thank Caylinsgranny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had heard it described as a fairy tale castle, but then I saw it and it made sense. The picturesque setting, Isle of Skye in the background, the bridge over the water, its just beautiful. The history behind it is pretty amazing too. Members...More

Thank Kathryn G
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Aishwarya V
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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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