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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 3 weeks ago

We arrived before the castle even opened and were waiting at the end of the bridge. The lovely man taking tickets let me go part way before opening time to get a few photos with out people in them! It was the only rainy day...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

really beautiful castle..in a very pretty setting you can pay to go in or you can walk round the outside for free. there is plenty of car parking a tea room and gift shop and decent toilets it's a very popular tourist place and probs...More

Thank tbaker99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful little castle. Fabulous views from outside and inside. Some rooms have family photos of current owners. Very nice touch. Kitchen looks fab.

Thank Aya_M08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eilean Donan Castle is probably the most photographed castle in Scotland, and it is easy to understand why. Its location on the rocky shore of Loch Duich is a photographers dream, as is the traditional and rather romantic shape of this iconic castle. Such things...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful castle from all angles. The morning sun (if your lucky) on the castle makes for a great picture taking!

Thank Sueandthekids123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some amazing pictures we have here with the sea in the background. Not much to see inside the castle if you are not into Scottish history.

Thank BabiDutta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On tour and this was not a planned stop but was accomplished as a photo moment. Great gift shop, bathrooms and cafe. Achieved photos from various angles and was satisfied. Place exploding with tourists

Thank Perkadventures
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
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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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Hi, we travelled with Brian from skye magical tours. It was fantastic. Have a look at his Website skyemagicaltours.
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