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Hidden history

I only found out about the tower from checking TripAdvisor for attractions near our campsite. It... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Diana S
Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
via mobile
Quick stop on the way Creetown

My little god-daughter and I popped in to visit Sorbie tower during half-term. Wonderful character... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
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13 Jul 2018
“Hidden history”
18 Jun 2018
“Quick stop on the way Creetown”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
B7052, Sorbie DG8 8AG, Scotland
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I only found out about the tower from checking TripAdvisor for attractions near our campsite. It was a bit hard to find so if you are heading there keep your eyes peeled for the small signs. We wete met by a lovely lady and her...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Just outside of Sorbie town, there is a pretty, 5-storey tower that members of the Hanna Clan are trying to restore. We spent about an hour touring the tower and an old motte and bailie site. It will clearly take an enormous effort to restore...More

Thank Yvon T
Reviewed 18 June 2018

My little god-daughter and I popped in to visit Sorbie tower during half-term. Wonderful character to the place. Yes it's a bit run down now but you can almost taste the history. Great for the imagination - particularly for a 6 year old! I do...More

Thank Neil_Lancs
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We visited Sorbie Tower last year (2016), and enjoyed a pleasant walk around the tower and surrounding area. The tower itself is a ruin, and fenced off, but is quite photogenic.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The Tower is hundreds of years old and was the original fortress of the Hannay Clan from where they defended their lands and possessions. Currently it is being slowly restored by the Clan members worldwide but this is difficult owing to Heritage restrictions by various...More

1  Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We saw the sign for the tower but ended up at a farm! We headed back and that's when we saw a tiny sign indicating the tower and car park. The tower was much bigger than expected (almost a castle). There seemed to be restoration...More

2  Thank Akita A
Reviewed 3 July 2016

After threatening to visit works tower several times we took the plunge and took the road to the site. There's a hard surface roadside car park adjacent to the entrance which is free to use. The tower and surrounding area is also free so a...More

2  Thank truefisher2016
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