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Beautiful Building now in Ruins

There is a lovely woodland walk / bike track leading up to the castle. The original road is blocked... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Okinawa City, Japan
Spooky and sad

This looked to be a grand home at one point, and was turned in to a hospital almost a century ago... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Orange, California
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Lennox Castle Campsie Road, Lennoxtown, Scotland
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Was once a Meternity Hospital followed by an Mental Hospital after years finally closed. Most of patients were rehoused in local communities and further afield, greatly missed wonderful Hospital.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

There is a lovely woodland walk / bike track leading up to the castle. The original road is blocked off to traffic. There is an very eerie atmosphere which makes sense when you investigate the history of the castle. The "Stories of Lennox Castle" website...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank LisaAnnsReviews
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This looked to be a grand home at one point, and was turned in to a hospital almost a century ago. It has a sad history as a hospital that has some glad for its present state. Dont follow GPS or youll end up in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank RicOlsen
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Wonderful architecture of this once proud building set amongst beautiful Scottish Countryside. So sad to see such an architectural gem in such a state of neglect and disrepair . Affords some wonderful evocative photography.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Chryselle W
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The castle building was the nurses’ home and home to some of the residents of the hospital who went out to work. The actual castle was never a maternity hospital, that was in the wards a distance away. There is only the ruin to be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mharie
Reviewed 19 January 2018

This is a good view but is derelict and dangerous. Signs warn against entering the ruin. Worth viewing and photographing. Itis close to Celtic FC Training Ground.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank johnka1
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

After a walk through woodlands a nice castle could be seen. Such a shame that the castle is in ruin. It has a very interesting history, it was a psychiatric hospital in XX century.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank malutka93
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Such a shame it has fell into such disrepair. Beautiful building with a vast history. Mainly closed off and fallen in on itself but worth a visit

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MrsLS119
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This place is worth a wander on a nice day. It's a lovely walk through the woodlands (the old castle grounds) on a nice day. Park on Castle Circle and follow the path up through the trees to the top of the hill. Good stout...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Laura H
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Visited last weekend, as have not been here since my birth, many years ago.The castle was used as an emergency/overflow maternity hospital, when the one in Glasgow, at Duke Street was full. That will give you an idea of how old I am..lol. Wanted to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
5  Thank Frank M
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Kathryn M
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Response from Laura H | Reviewed this property |
We made this mistake and ended up walking up the drive and turned right following the edge of the football ground all the way around and found the castle that way. It's a bit boggy but got us there. It's better to park next... More