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Circular walk with lovely views.

Took ferry from Portnavadie to Tarbert in Kintyre. Small town with lovely harbour containing all... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Val096
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Dundee, United Kingdom
Great views

After a wee climb up steps with time to recover en route reading the plentiful historical... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Lastseenat
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Ross and Cromarty, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Access to the Castle remnants and grounds can be had by a set of stairs just past the Loch Fyne Gallery on Harbour St. There is an Information board at the base of the stairs detailing the history of three Castles in Tarbert over the...More

Thank RetireeBob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fairly steep hill to climb and not that much to see when you get there of the castle, but some history boards and a rather poor Sculpture trail . Nice views of Tarbert itself and as you can see some very odd modern day...More

Thank julian H
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable short walk from the harbour - you’re rewarded with good views & interesting story boards explaining the history of the castle.And it’s free!

Thank Bruichsbest
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

...and a rarity in Scotland where National Trust Scotland seem to have a strategy of managed decline (when I say managed I mean they ignore it completely and let it fall to bits), so to see Tarbert where they've performed some repairs to maintain as...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We walked up the steep steps and through the sheep filled meafow to these amazing ruins of the castle Robert the NBruce originally built. Cool castle to climb around, with lots of rocks and paths to explore. Recommend checking out this piece of history.

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We were staying in Tarbert for a night so after coming over on the ferry decided to check out the castle which we'd seen on approach. It's a pretty old castle and situated as you'd expect on the hillside with stunning views. The weather obviously...More

Thank JiilliiY
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Took ferry from Portnavadie to Tarbert in Kintyre. Small town with lovely harbour containing all facilities and great butcher ( next to Co-op). Well marked circular walk which is signposted from castle. It is part of the Kintyre Way and is a great way to...More

Thank Val096
Reviewed 9 June 2018

After a wee climb up steps with time to recover en route reading the plentiful historical information boards the views are great all around. The castle itself is worth seeing but the restoration work which presumably keeps it upright could have been less obvious i.e....More

Thank Lastseenat
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Incredible views from the hill, castle is small but pretty well preserved, over 500 years old, the grounds are beautifully kept and it's easy to access

Thank Kenny L
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

An impressive landmark a little difficult to get to if bad on your feet and not a lot of the castle left to see however excellent view once you make it

Thank Michelle M
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